Printable Hand

Heads: Shinichi Hirai
Contact: Zhongkui Wang

Date: 2016 -

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

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Project Description

We will apply a 3D printer that can print soft materials to fabricate soft robotic hands with their application to soft object handling.
2017/6/15 Received AP Award Grand Prix at International Food Machinery and Technology Exhibition.
2017/4/30 Asahi Shimbun introdiced our soft robotics research.
2017/4/3 Dr. Wang's proposal for Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research "Establishment of basic design principle of pneumatically driven soft actuator" was accepted.
2017/3/14 Introduced a 3D printer Objet 350 Connex 3 (Stratasys Ltd.), which can apply three different materials and print a soft part using rubber-like material.


Name Title Degree
Zhongkui Wang Ritsumeikan University Ph.D
Yuuki Torigoe Graduated


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