Machinery / Mechanical Design

Mechanical Design Idea Sources

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Trying not to reinvent the wheel? Need a simple proven linkage, detent, clamp, or other mechanical widget? Here are my idea sources when trying to sketch out a mechanical design.  Often the path of least resistance is reusing an existing design. Misumi Library – Downloadable designs for automation mechanisms, fixtures and small equipment. Everything is professionally designed.  Some interesting and detailed content here.  A hidden gem. 507 Mechanical Movements – A familiar resource for simple sketches of […]