Actuation and Motor Mounting Design

A project log for UAProsthetics - A Powered Hand

UAProstheticHand is a dexterous under-actuated robotic hand designed to grasps everyday objects with low mental loading and at low cost

Taran RavindranTaran Ravindran 09/04/2017 at 03:510 Comments

The next thing that was to be considered was the design of the motor Mount for UAProstheticHand. A decision was made to use bowden guide cable to transfer power as they allow for easy and efficient  linear power transfer. The following photo illustrates the design selected.