ALARIS group member Kuat Telegenov presented a paper at the 10th France – Japan Congress, 8th Europe – Asia Congress on Mecatronics Conference which was held on November 27-30, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. MECATRONICS2014-Tokyo is the 10th anniversary of France-Japan and 8th Europe-Asia Congress on Mechatronics that brings together researchers (active) in the field of advanced mechatronics to discuss current developments of mechatronics, either in the research or in the educational field, mainly from Europe and Asia, but also from other continents.
The oral presentation was given by Kuat Telegenov in the “Robots systems” section. Title of the presented work “An Underactuated Adaptive 3D Printed Robotic Gripper“. This paper presents the preliminary work on prototype design and analysis of a 3D printed three-fingered underactuated robotic gripper with a breakaway clutch mechanism. An underactuated mechanical design, kinematics of gripper’s finger and a breakaway clutch mechanism are described in details. These elements provide passive adaptive object grasping and relatively high load carrying capacity of the gripper. The robotic gripper was prototyped using 3D printing technology and off-the-shelf components. Simulation and experimental results of grasping performance characterization of the robotic gripper are also presented.
The paper can be found on Publications page.