instant center


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instant center

[′in·stənt ′sen·tər]
(mechanics)
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The intersection point, or the center of the "X", is where the instant center for the front elevation of the vehicle is located, making it adjustable by modifying the position of the arms via their location points on the frame.
The UT Knee eliminates the need to have the amputee list to one side when walking because the instant center of rotation of the knee mechanism is higher than that of any other knee mechanism ever developed.