Robotic finger

A robotic finger that uses a series of four-bar linkages to produce the kinematics of a human finger. It is run using only one motor.

Finished finger:

Paper prototype:

This was made in collaboration with Kyle Cobb, Ning Leung, and Kenneth Koo for the MECE E3409 machine design course.

Project report: robotic finger report [pdf]

2009. Custom designed and machined acrylic and metal assembly; gears and fasteners from McMaster-Carr