17 April 2017 Super stretchable soft actuator made of twisted and coiled spandex fiber
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
Twist and Coiled soft Actuator (TCA) is simply fabricated by twisting a polymer fiber. In the previous researches, TCA was mainly fabricated with Nylon 6,6 fiber, and Nylon-TCA (NTCA) showed strong force outputs. However, the strain from NTCA was not much enough for practical application. This paper introduces SPX-TCA (STCA) which is fabricated with Spandex fibers. NTCA and STCA were fabricated, and their performances were compared by using the performance evaluation device. STCA showed larger strain, and it was actuated lower temperature than NTCA.
© (2017) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Kyeong Ho Cho, Kyeong Ho Cho, Min Geun Song, Min Geun Song, Sang Yul Yang, Sang Yul Yang, Youngeun Kim, Youngeun Kim, Hosang Jung, Hosang Jung, Hyungpil Moon, Hyungpil Moon, Ja Choon Koo, Ja Choon Koo, Jae-Do Nam, Jae-Do Nam, Hyouk Ryeol Choi, Hyouk Ryeol Choi, } "Super stretchable soft actuator made of twisted and coiled spandex fiber", Proc. SPIE 10163, Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2017, 101630W (17 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2261611; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2261611
PROCEEDINGS
6 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top