e-NABLE Prosthetic Hands

The Williams college Makerspace is working with the organization e-NABLE to print and assemble simple prosthetic hands for children with manual disabilities! Project Updates will be posted here.

Prototype 1: Printing the First Hand (2/28/2015)

A few days ago, we set out on our first prototype of the Raptor Hand. Today, after much printing and assembly, we have a working final product!

Observations: The phalanges are a little too large for the joints, and stick badly, reducing grip strength. Next time around, we’ll print larger and in ABS to see how using different plastics affects the final project.