IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Fabrication of “18 Weave” Muscles and Their Application to Soft Power Support Suit for Upper Limbs Using Thin McKibben Muscle

Author(s): Tomoki Abe ; Shoichiro Koizumi ; Hiroyuki Nabae ; Gen Endo ; Koichi Suzumori ; Nao Sato ; Michiko Adachi ; Fumi Takamizawa
Sponsor(s): RAS
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2019
Volume: 4
Page(s): 2,532 - 2,538
ISSN (CD): 2377-3774
ISSN (Electronic): 2377-3766
DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2019.2907433
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In this letter, we propose a novel active weave named "18 Weave" using a thin McKibben muscle and report on the application to a prototype soft power support suit for the upper limb. The active... View More

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