Volunteers using crowdsourcing to amputees with customized medical-grade 3D printing hand

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Volunteers using crowdsourcing to amputees with customized medical-grade 3D printing hand

Postby Downey_Wercan » Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:32 am

Recently a team of design, engineering, manufacturing and medical background of volunteers are working to develop the world's first charitable medical grade hand, the hand is for the United States an amputee named Ryan Cashman in Texas custom, Ryan in an oil rig accident lost both of his hands. And the team of organizers is Matt Ryan's brother.

In order to help his brother to pick up heavy objects again, Matt's initial plan is to create a custom HACKberry--this is an open source 3D printing hand was exiii company Genta Kondo, Hiroshi Yamaura and Tetsuya Konishi jointly designed, exiii company is a robotics company based in Tokyo, developed a bionic arm. Matt's idea is to use some special 3D printing materials, such as PLA materials mixed with aluminum makes the arm is light weight, high strength and durability.
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