JRM Vol.35 No.4 pp. 1101-1108
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2023.p1101

Development Report:

Implementation Study of an Adhesion Hand with Stefan Adhesion

Shoi Higa and Yuki Inoue ORCID Icon

Osaka Institute of Technology
1-45 Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8568, Japan

July 27, 2022
March 23, 2023
August 20, 2023
life support robot, adhesion hand

The field of robotics involves extensive knowledge and skills related to numerous fields, and the World Robot Summit benchmarks technical skills in service robotics through competition. While grasping and moving a wide variety of objects, we examine a new method for handling objects using a suction mechanism. Notably, the proposed mechanism utilizes the adhesion force resulting from Stefan adhesion, which occurs when a solid plate detaches from a smooth surface. Experiments are conducted to evaluate the performance of the adhesion hand, and the obtained results demonstrate its effectiveness.

Stefan adhesion hand attached to the HSR

Stefan adhesion hand attached to the HSR

Cite this article as:
S. Higa and Y. Inoue, “Implementation Study of an Adhesion Hand with Stefan Adhesion,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.35 No.4, pp. 1101-1108, 2023.
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