Silent actuators manufacturer? When a voltage is applied across the opposing electrodes, one electrode becomes positively charged and the other negatively charged. Since opposite charges attract, the electrodes squeeze together and displace the liquid from in between them to the region of the device that is not covered by electrodes. This process results in an overall shape change of the soft structure. Using this basic principle (below), actuators can be created to achieve different types of motion such as expansion and contraction, while featuring controllable, fast, and efficient operation.
Soft robotics is a subfield of robotics that aims to reproduce the versatility of biological organisms by incorporating soft or compliant components into robotic structures, increasing their adaptability and resilience. One key focus of soft robotics is the development of muscle-like soft actuators that leverage compliant materials. Artimus Robotics is the only soft robotics company that offers soft actuator technology that is electrically controlled, provides continuously variable output, operates at high speeds, and is silent. Artimus Robotics has applied its HASEL actuator technology to a wide variety of industries such as industrial automation, human machine interfaces, and defense.
HASEL actuators provide the conversion of electrical to mechanical energy, eliminating the need for pneumatic systems. HASEL actuators are capable of meeting the new demands of future ocean exploration with unmanned vehicle technology. The ability to physically grasp objects in our immediate environment is a trait that makes us distinctly human. From picking objects up for inspection to throwing with extreme accuracy, these kinds of actions differentiate us from other mammals. Our arms and hands are made up of complex muscle systems that work together with the brain to allow us to move flexibly enough to make these actions. See more information on air bladder.
HASEL (Hydraulically Amplified Self-healing ELectrostatic) actuator technology operates when electrostatic forces are applied to a flexible polymer pouch and dielectric liquid to drive shape change in a soft structure. These principles can be applied to achieve a contracting motion, expanding motion, or other complex deformations. HASEL actuator technology is electrically driven and couples electrostatic and hydraulic forces so a wide variety of actuation modes are possible. Currently, we offer custom engineered HASEL actuators to drop into your human-machine solution. Our technology is completely electrically controlled and offers extremely diverse motion; perfect for your human-machine interface applications.
Contracting actuators that can achieve fast and smooth actuation with muscle-like performance. This development kit includes a stack of five linear contracting HASEL actuators. The stacks of actuators are modular and can be operated in a variety of combinations. Additionally, custom shapes and sizes are readily available. Contact us with your exact needs. This portable power supply is a turn-key solution for powering HASEL actuators. The power supply is capable of producing up to 10 kV at frequencies up to 100 Hz. It can be controlled with an analog button, programmed using the provided software, or set to run a pre-programmed demo mode. See extra information on artimusrobotics.com.