Project Description |
Thin Planar Shell Gripper
Heads: Zhongkui Wang
Contact: Hiroki Aoyama
Date: 2020 -
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan
Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) "An intelligent knowledge processing infrastructure, integrating physical and virtual domains"
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovation Areas (Science of Soft Robots) JP21H00333
Mechanics of Wet Contact with Applications to Sticky/Slippery Object Manipulation
A thin planar shell gripper is proposed to pick and place food materials in a narrow space. We develop novel structure and fabrication method of thin fingers that can be inserted into a narrow space.
- Sachin, Zhongkui Wang, Takahiro Matsuno, and Shinichi Hirai,
Analytical Modeling of a Membrane-Based Pneumatic Soft Gripper,
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol.7, No.4, pp.10359-10366, 10.1109/LRA.2022.3183794, Oct., 2022
- Hiroki Aoyama, Wang Zhongkui, and Shinichi Hirai,
Shell Gripper Inspired by Human Finger Structure for Automatically Packaging Agricultural Product,
2022 IEEE-RAS Int. Conf. on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2022), Okinawa Convention Center, Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 28-30, 2022
- Ryo Kanegae, Zhongkui Wang, and Shinichi Hirai,
Easily Fabricatable Shell Gripper for Packaging Multiple Cucumbers Simultaneously,
2020 IEEE Int. Conf. on Real-time Computing and Robotics (IEEE RCAR 2020), pp.188-192, 10.1109/RCAR49640.2020.9303297, online, Sept. 28-29, 2020