needlegripper Needle Gripper

Heads: Zhongkui Wang
Contact: Yui Makiyama

Date: 2019 -

Mailing address:
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

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Project Description

This research proposes a pneumatically driven needle gripper that can penetrate confined areas and grip shredded food materials. This needle gripper has an air chamber on which needles are attached. Controlling air pressure inside the chamber will realize two action: penetrating and gripping.
[natural] [under positive pressure]
natural state under positive pressure


Name Title Degree
Makiyama Yui M2




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