The combination of several layers of rigidly foldable tessellations into can produce cellular material stacks with interesting properties, especially if the resulting stack preserves the mobility of its constituting layers. To achieve this, the construction of functional joining and hinging concepts need to be developed. This paper presents a simple solution to effectively joining different 1-DOF (degree of freedom) tessellation layers. The mechanical properties of the resulting structures under torsional loads are evaluated using finite element analysis, and their potential use as structural mechanisms is discussed.

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