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by Jonathan louis
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: London UK Maker Meetup
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: London UK Maker Meetup

Hi Cliff, sorry about the delayed response. I have received no interest other than your own for a meetup. Are you already an approved maker of any of the e-nable devices? how did you meet Kayden? I have done a fair bit of prototyping on the flexihand and raptor hand but am yet to get them approved. ...
by Jonathan louis
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Build a hand for myself and become a volunteer
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: Build a hand for myself and become a volunteer

Hey Mike, i know it's frustrating not to get a reply so i am going to take the plunge and see if i can help.
What is it you would like to know?
by Jonathan louis
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: London UK Maker Meetup
Replies: 3
Views: 652

London UK Maker Meetup

Hi all, My Name is Jonathan Louis and i am an Engineer/Maker from London in the United Kingdom. I am yet to get my flexi hand and raptor reloaded hand approved so i can start making a difference out there. (Videos to be submitted soon!) I have access to a couple of Ultimaker printers and a Prusa i3M...
by Jonathan louis
Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Technical Q&A
Topic: Foam padding for Raptor reloaded
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Foam padding for Raptor reloaded

Hi all,

Please can anyone advise on the best padding available in the UK for wrapping inside the gauntlet and palm of the raptor reloaded had.

Many thanks.
Jonathan Louis
by Jonathan louis
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Building a flexihand from Steve Wood
Replies: 5
Views: 3848

Re: Building a flexihand from Steve Wood

Hey, i finally ended up using a 80Lb braided fishing line.
I am building my second prototype now which i aim to submit for approval.
Will post some pics soon.
Hi Andrew615, you are correct, once the lines are attached to the gauntlet, the action of closing the fingers is easier...
by Jonathan louis
Tue May 02, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Hands
Topic: Flexy-Hand_2
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Re: Flexy-Hand_2

Hi Ricaxe, I think that's a great idea, would make the finger assembly easier if the parts are mixed around pre assembly. Can you show us some of the results from your testing. I too am building a flexi hand by Steve Wood. What are you using for the tendons? How much force due you have to exert to g...
by Jonathan louis
Tue May 02, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Building a flexihand from Steve Wood
Replies: 5
Views: 3848

Re: Building a flexihand from Steve Wood

Hi Andrew615. So far i have almost completed my prototype using the following: Ultimaker 2+ Extended Polyflex flexible PLA filament (yellow components) Floreon 3D PLA filament (red components) Polymaker PolyPlus PLA (black tensioners) The results are good for a first attempt, see images attached. I ...
by Jonathan louis
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Building a flexihand from Steve Wood
Replies: 5
Views: 3848

Building a flexihand from Steve Wood

Hi there, I'm Jonathan in London UK. Im trying to get involved and create a hand to get enabled certified and start helping. I have access to a couple printers and have almost completed the first prototype. I would love to talk to others who have created this model and work out optimum print setting...

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