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Awesome iris mechanism


By:Prayag nao



An iris is a mechanism that is used as a compact solution to close and open holes. It is made up of usually a series of metal plates that can fold in on each other or expand out. Iris mechanisms are commonly found in optical shutters (diaphragms). Irises are sometimes used in science fiction as doors.



A general iris diaphragm consist some blades, some rods and a big outer rotor. Outer rotor is used to operate mechanism. Some of pics given below.









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