Aidan often stops by on Adafruit Show & Tell and shares his latest progress on soft robotics. He recently shared his simple robotic gripper using a continuous micro servo and nylon thread that can be used to pick up various objects.
This is a 3D printable soft robotic gripper that functions very similarly to a human’s fingers. It combines rigid and soft materials to articulate in a bending motion.
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!