This simple, DIY gripper is simple solution for building a manually actuated gripper. This version helps students combine the SDM fingers into the component of robotic arm that can be endlessly customized. This design does not include any electronics, or sophisticated hardware however, students are still able to create and test a gripper that can have various configurations.
These variations include:
- Number of fingers
- Distance between the fingers
- Orientation of the fingers relative to each other