From the standpoint of kinematics, we present a type of three-dof pure spatial translational parallel mechanism with 3-PRPaR topology as an alternative to design automation devices and a regional structure of a six-dof hybrid parallel platform. First, we describe the structural properties of mechanism and analyze its kinematic mobility. It is verified that a pure translational motion does exist through the coordinate transformation technique and the well-known D-H parametric notations. Then, we proceed with the forward and inverse kinematic analysis and derive their analytical closed-form solutions by the matrix algebra method. For the confirmation of the derived equations, some numerical examples are also taken. Furthermore, with the help of the forward kinematics, we derive the workspace in the analytical form. Finally, taking account of the overall Jacobian matrix provides the condition number and the identification of singular configuration is explored based on direct and inverse kinematics Jacobian matrix.

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