Elastic center | Article about elastic center by The Free Dictionary
elastic center[i′las·tik ′sen·tər]
That point of a beam in the plane of the section lying midway between the flexural center and the center of twist in that section.
A point within a wing section at which application of a concentrated load will cause the wing to deflect without rotation. This is the point in the wing section at which rotation will occur when the wing is subjected to a twist.
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The silicone elastic center
helps pull together the edges of the wound with a gentle-but-constant force, counteracting painful pulling against sutures or staples, increasing mobility and speeding the healing process.
Patent-pending Allegro nozzles accommodate high-speed production (speeds up to 650 meters per minute) while supporting elastic centers
as close as 2 millimeters.