Pneumatic Muscles


Design by
Bill Vorn
Montréal (Québec) Canada
© 2004





These Pneumatic Muscles (or McKibben actuators) are made of silicone tubing wrapped with plastic mesh to avoid explosion. Both end are made with Acetal and grooved to retain the silicone tube with common plumbery clips. The air connector is a 90-degree swivel fitting for a standard 1/4" air tube.




Technical Specs



• Dimensions

• Input

20 cm

Compressed air, 20 PSI (1/4")


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