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Robotic hand and fingers

United States Patent

9,669,551
June 6, 2017
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Technologies pertaining to a robotic hand are described herein. The robotic hand includes one or more fingers releasably attached to a robotic hand frame. The fingers can abduct and adduct as well as flex and tense. The fingers are releasably attached to the frame by magnets that allow for the fingers to detach from the frame when excess force is applied to the fingers.
Salisbury; Curt Michael (Albuquerque, NM), Dullea; Kevin J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 850,664
September 10, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL INTEREST This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.