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Development of a Novel Pneumatic Artificial Muscles Actuator Embedded Backbone and Position Sensor Using 3D-Printer

[+] Author Affiliations
Hyuk Jin Lee, Baek Chul Kim, Ja Choon Koo

SungKyunKwan University, Suwon, Korea

Paper No. DETC2015-47209, pp. V009T07A084; 3 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2015-47209
From:
  • ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 9: 2015 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA, August 2–5, 2015
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5719-9
  • Copyright © 2015 by ASME

abstract

This paper proposed a novel Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAM) actuator to solve critical problems that bring about buckling and disturb linear motion due to structure characteristics. The traditional PAM actuators in a relaxed state require an additional mechanism due to bucking. Also the PAM actuator need to precise external sensors. As a result, the size of the entire system is large and heavy, so it is difficult to miniaturize and integrate. Also the PAM actuators cannot be used in a small mechanism such as a robot hand tip. Therefor we proposed a novel PAM actuator that do not need to an additional mechanism such as link, joint, tendon and transmission and external sensors in order to eliminate these problems.

Copyright © 2015 by ASME
Topics: Sensors , Actuators , Muscle

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