Plastic Snap Fit Tapered Arm Dynamic Strain Equation Calculator
The following are definitions for the elements:This calculator calculates the Dynamic Strain of a tapered cantilevered flexing finger typically used in plastic snap fit type designs.
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Y =[ 2 ε L2 ] / [ 3 ho]
ε = Dynamic Strain (in/in, mm/mm)
Check calculated strain against material mechanical specifications.
K = hL / ho CHART
Proportioned Constant K