3d printed robotic grippers

Soft, Sensitive Robotic Gripping Fingers Made with Multi-material 3D Printing

Soft grippers enable robots to manipulate delicate objects, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re safe to use around living organisms, such as elderly people, so researchers continue working to…

Eaton Vehicle Group Launches Automotive Metal 3D Printing Program

Power management giant Eaton is increasing its 3D printing investment with the launch of a new metal 3D printing program with its Vehicle Group. The program is meant to improve…

Origami Inspires 3D Printed Soft Robotics

Researchers from China have been inspired by origami structures and materials, leading them to the more complex development of robotics, as presented in the recently published “Origami spring-inspired metamaterials and…

Could 4D Printing Enable the Next Generation of Soft Pneumatic Actuators?

Although 3D printing of actuators is a relatively new field of research, interest in the area has grown due to the potential applications of highly customizable, programmable, small scale actuators…

3D Print Mass Customized Grippers Thanks to trinckle

3D printed tooling has now proven itself on the factory floor, but AM has yet to fully fulfill its transformative potential across manufacturing. Still, we are seeing bits and pieces…

ACEO Highlights Silicone 3D Printing for Soft Robotic Grippers

Yesterday, we learned that 3D printed silicone leader ACEO, a brand launched by German chemical company Wacker Chemie AG in 2016, made its first public disclosure of fluorosilicone 3D printing, which is a 100% elastomer…

Harvard Researchers Develop Novel 3D Printing Method to Give Soft Robotic Gripper the Ability to Sense Its Surroundings

Soft robotics has turned the idea of robots only being made of hard, rigid parts on its tail, and pairing the technology with 3D printing has led to some remarkable…

Replacing Human Hands with Octinion’s Partially 3D Printed Strawberry Picking Robot

Belgian engineering company Octinion has developed what it is touting as a “fully autonomous strawberry picking robot.” If you’ve ever wondered how those baskets of fresh strawberries get to your supermarket, Octinion…

trinckle 3D and Kuhn-Stoff Form a Gripping 3D Printing Partnership

The first online 3D printing service provider in Germany, trinckle 3D, got its start in 2013, and soon after, really ingratiated itself with users by offering a free error detection…

Get a Grip! 3D Printed, Robotic Grippers from Origin Robotics Now on Indiegogo

The team at Origin Robotics has a question: with robotic technology advancing the way it is, why don’t we see more robots in the home? They’ve become common in factories…