Roth Hand (Progressive and Independent Finger Movement)
by fflood, published
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
This is a design for progressive movement fingers that use small linkage devices inside each finger. These linkage may need to be printed in metal or made in metal in order to hold up to real usage. This design also takes advantage of a lateral pivot at the top of the wrist joint. This enables progressive and independent gripping of each finger. This object is still in testing phase so beware.
See http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:221560 for updated finger with larger range of movement.
This design was created by Bob Roth from Tulsa, OK. and he has been gracious enough to share the design with our community of makers.
This project is an extension of the work being done by Robohand, Ivan Owen, Jorge Zuniga, and the e-NABLE group. This work is being done in my lab at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.
For more information on where to connect with people who can help someone in need with sizing, printing and/or assembly a mechanical hand please join the e-NABLE Google+ Community entitled, e-NABLE:
For more information and stories:
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Roth Hand (Progressive and Independent Finger Movement) by fflood is licensed under the Creative Commons - Public Domain Dedication license.
What does this mean?
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving fflood a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure fflood would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).