Locking Jaw Pliers FEM



This project was completed in 2015, while I was in school. For this project, a CAD model was created of a pair of locking pliers in Siemens NX and a static structural analysis was performed.

3D model of locking jaw pliers

3D model of locking jaw pliers

Constraints applied to pliers

Constraints applied to pliers

Finite element analysis of pliers

Finite element analysis of pliers

Stress on pliers

Stress on pliers