Möbius Strip V (CBU)

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Other folds and variants: Möbius Strip VI “Recycling Symbol” (CBU)
Paper: Canford Paper (1:4√2)
Type: other modular mathematical object, origami chain, other mathematical object (non-modular) (implies: abstract modular, abstract, geometric, mathematical object, modular, multi-sheet, other mathematical object, pattern)
Author: Michał Kosmulski
Units used: Conveyor Belt Unit, by: Michał Kosmulski (trapezoidal variant, with edges slanting in opposite directions)
Unit count: 1
Colors: yellow
In albums: Models with Dubious Classification, Möbius Strips, Showcase, Modular ① – few units

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A Möbius strip consisting of a single Conveyor Belt Unit (CBU) twisted and locked with itself by both ends. This is the cleanest representation of a Möbius strip I have designed so far since it uses just a single sheet and the connection is much neater than in the model based on CLU unit.

In order to make the connection possible after twisting the band, I used the trapezoidal variant of the unit, in which the ends are slanted in opposite directions rather than the standard variant which looks like a parallelogram. Instead of using a single unit folded from a long strip, I could have built the band from multiple units, in which case only a single unit at the connection point would need to be modified.