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Assembly Guide: Body-powered Exoskeleton Glove

A project log for Wearable, Soft Robotic Exoskeleton Gloves

The New Dexterity / Open Bionics wearable, affordable, soft exogloves are bionic devices for rehabilitation and human augmentation.

Lucas GerezLucas Gerez 07/01/2020 at 23:420 Comments

The body-powered exoskeleton glove consists of four different main parts: 

In order to build the body-powered exoskeleton glove, the differential module, the soft glove, and the tendon tensioning and adjustment mechanism must be assembled. 

Differential Module Preparation

In order to prepare the differential module you will require the following parts. The 3D printed parts are represented by the white parts. The video shows the assembly procedure of the differential module.


Tendon Tensioning and Adjustment Mechanism Preparation

In order to prepare the tendon tensioning and adjustment mechanism you will require the following parts. The 3D printed parts are represented by the white parts. The video shows the assembly procedure of the tendon tensioning and adjustment mechanism


Soft Glove Preparation

In order to prepare the soft glove you will require the following parts. The 3D printed parts are represented by the white parts. The video shows the assembly procedure of the soft glove.


Device Assembly

The video below shows the assembly and testing procedure of the body-exoskeleton glove.

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