Category Archives: Brace Design

Strength, Stiffness and Weight

A conversation about Strength, Stiffness and Weight, from Bledsoe Bracing One important factor in brace design is the strength and stiffness versus the weight of the materials. Strength and stiffness are not the same thing. Here’s an analogy: A rubber band is stretched to failure. The rubber band failed at five pounds of force, but…
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