I just bought a lab jack like this one:

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Its purpose is to change its height without loosing its rigidity by using the so called: scissors mechanism

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I was wondering if there is a similar device like that one, but instead of changing its height, that could change its width too. Some sort of Lab Jack with bi-dimensional movement (X and Y instead of just Y)

  • $\begingroup$ What problem would it solve? Your 6 axles linking scissors would have to expand (contract), identically. The base and platform would have to expand. Existing mechanism shifts top support to one half of platform. Combo would have a quarter. $\endgroup$ Jul 30 at 1:59
  • $\begingroup$ well, it would be better if they expand and contract separately. I want some sort of adjustable platform in both axis $\endgroup$
    – DieDauphin
    Jul 30 at 3:09
  • $\begingroup$ I want my experiment to enter in a tight place. This place changes size with each different experiment so it would be great to have some sort of platform that I can adjust its size deliberately in both X and Y direction $\endgroup$
    – DieDauphin
    Jul 30 at 3:22
  • $\begingroup$ Get scissor lift to fit smallest possible dimensions and capacity and use different size upper platform. $\endgroup$ Jul 30 at 3:42
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    $\begingroup$ Automotive Scissor Lift Use two Sissor Lifts to lift. Probably another 2 on top and bottom to expand platform. $\endgroup$ Jul 30 at 3:53

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