Fabrication of a Polyimide Film Pneumatic Actuator by Molding and Welding Processes

The bellows pneumatic actuator, which is made by folding a non-stretch film, has been proposed for various applications because it is easy to fabricate and is extremely thin and light. However, it has subpar durability performance, especially in the folded part of the film. In this study, we propose...

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Main Authors: Daisuke Yamaguchi, Tatsuya Hanaki, Yuji Ishino, Masaya Takasaki, Takeshi Mizuno
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-07-01
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2076-0825/10/8/177