IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A proposal of a light-weight walking assist wear using PVC gel artificial muscles

2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Yi Li ; Minoru Hashimoto
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2015
Conference Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Conference Date: 26 May 2015
Page(s): 2,920 - 2,925
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4799-6923-4
ISBN (DVD): 978-1-4799-6921-0
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139598
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We have developed a contraction and expansion-type artificial muscle by using the plasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC) gel and mesh electrodes. The PVC gel artificial muscle exhibits a fast... View More

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