In the October issue, our editors report on a very interesting application of pneumatic technology. It is basically a robotic arm used in manufacturing that is very creative.
Check out this article on the Bionic Handling Assistant
that mimics nature. This particular application is developed by Festo. Along with the work being done at the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, companies are pushing the envelope of pneumatic capabilities.
The future is bright for pneumatics and this application sheds light on that optimism. Tell us of any other similar applicaitons that you wouldl like to see reported in Hydraulics & Pneumatics