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Class 2 Lever

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Description

With a Class 2 Lever, the fulcrum is at one end, the effort is at the other end and the load is in the middle.


Features and Uses

Common examples of Class 2 Levers include: wheelbarrows, bottle openers, nutcrackers and foot pumps.


Animations
Toggle Clamp - the green link and the orange crank come into toggle by lining up on top of each other to hold the yellow plate firmly. The red arrow represents resisting force.
DT Online Buyers' Guide
  • Simple Frames and Linkages can be explored using Construction Kits such as those listed below.


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