A Novel Prosthetic Hand Support for Physically Disabled

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2015 by IJETT Journal
Volume-29 Number-6
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Abdul Azeez, Dr.A.Gopichand, N.V.S.Shankar, K.Hanumantharao
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V29P255


Abdul Azeez, Dr.A.Gopichand, N.V.S.Shankar, K.Hanumantharao"A Novel Prosthetic Hand Support for Physically Disabled", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V29(6),295-298 November 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

Prosthetics is that area of medical industry which deals with artificial limbs. These are used for those who lost their limbs. But there are many people who have their limbs and cannot use them due to neurological disorders. The current work aims at achieving a solution to the people who have neurological Disorder problem by using Additive manufacturing technology i.e. 3D Printing. The mechanism is initially modeled in Pro/Engineer. The models are then fabricated in 3D printing using PLA material.


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Prosthetics, 3D Printing, PLA, Additive Manufacturing, Fused Deposition Method (FDM).