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Posts tagged mechanism

April 15, 2007

 

man examines robot arm

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September 27, 2003

 

Seatbelts

The most important part of a seat belt is the spool’s locking mechanism–a device that makes the belt hold tight in the unfortunate event of a crash. The locking mechanism is activated either by the car’s movement or by the belt’s movement.

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