Miniature Stretchable Pump

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35296
Published 2019-10-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
Language:
  • English

Soft robots have a distinct advantage over rigid robots: they can adapt to complex environments, handle fragile objects, and interact safely with humans. Made from silicone, rubber, or other stretchable polymers, they are ideal for use in rehabilitation exoskeletons and robotic clothing. Soft bio-inspired robots could one day be deployed to explore remote or dangerous environments.