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Reaching the parts others can't: Snake-arm can be adapted to inspect all sorts of tight spaces
Crush Proof Vac Hose 1-1/2" w/ Cuffs
If we rotate a reuleaux triangle within a square or reuleaux pentagon within a hexagon, then reuleaux polygons really useless:
Fathom Claw accessory
Rectilinear 8-bar suspension - YouTube
Scotch Yoke Mechanism
Theo Jansen's "Leg" Mechanism Design, this basic design was used for his Strandbeest, Rhinoceros, etc.
Theo Jansen Strand Beast Mechanism with Video Tutorial - STL - 3D CAD model - GrabCAD
AK 47 gas system
Homemade CNC Dividing Head provides lots of ideas for adapting these designs to other machine tools.
chart for choosing mechanism to get desired movement
MIT Cheetah Robot