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Spatial friction drive for translating motion 1b

Input: orange shaft rotating regularly. Output: yellow slider linearly reciprocating.

The slider velocity depends on the skew angle between axes of the input shaft and the roller.

Pink roller is forced toward the input shaft by a spring (not shown). The automatic changing motion direction is performed by a spring toggle mechanism that consists of blue and green levers, red spring and two cyan adjustable stoppers. Refer to:

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