publication . Other literature type . 2014

Design of a Small Scale Roll to Roll Device

Pereira, Amon A; White, Edward; Kramer, Rebecca Krone;
Open Access
  • Published: 07 Aug 2014
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
In the soft robotics field, hyperelastic polymer films are used in conjunction with eutectic gallium indium to create flexible strain gages. However, rapid large scale manufacturing methods of such sensors have yet to be developed. Developing new manufacturing methods will allow for researchers to build and test new soft sensor concepts faster but also pave the way for future mass-production of these sensors for consumer or industrial consumption. One of those methods would be a Roll to Roll System (R2R) similar to those used to in the publication industry. In this context, Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film rolls will be used as a medium upon which hyperelas...
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free text keywords: R2R, Roll to Roll, soft robotics, manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering
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