SeeMeCNC sponsored someone, and he made a prosthetic grippy hand

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SeeMeCNC sponsored someone, and he made a prosthetic grippy hand

Post by 626Pilot » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:45 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngV1H5VOt94

This man designed a prosthetic hand for a client who was missing a hand, and most of his wrist. It looks sort of like the hand from Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain. According to the video, he asked SeeMeCNC whether they would sponsor him, and they said yes. They shipped him a Rostock MAX v2, and he says that it was very helpful. His old printer couldn't print tall pieces, but the MAX let him print entire sections at once.

Since the client doesn't have much of a wrist to flex, the designer put a couple of pull knobs on the dorsal side of the forearm casing, one to open the fingers and the other to open the thumb. I think I would've put them on the ventral side instead. Other than that, it looks like a good functional design.

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