Origami soft gripper brings light touch to heavy loads (page 2)

MIT engineers have used an origami design to create a vacuum-powered soft gripper capable of lifting objects more than 100 times its weight. Soft robotic grippers are widely used across industry to move everything from fruit to delicate glassware, but the strength with which they can grasp objects is usually limited. Employing a ‘magic ball’ […] The post Origami soft gripper brings light touch to heavy loads appeared first on .

Origami soft gripper brings light touch to heavy loads

MIT engineers have used an origami design to create a vacuum-powered soft gripper capable of lifting objects more than 100 times its weight. Soft robotic grippers are widely used across industry ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from The Engineer

Researchers develop an origami-inspired robot hand with a gentle touch

The gripper is soft but strong, and can pick up anything from a hammer to a single broccoli floret.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Techradar

Robot hand is soft and strong

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Science Blog

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