Linear toggle clamp

New thing: Linear toggle clamp

This design is based on a toggle clamp and the difference is that the last part of the stroke is linear. As an example, this feature is useful for applications in which a probe must come in contact with a PCBA to test or program it. This is where I got the idea from. This design can be used like a normal toggle clamp because a fair amount of force can be applied at he end of the stroke and the clamp will hold just fine. I tried it with the kitchen scale and 3kg was not a problem but this was the maximum value of the scale.

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