Variable Stiffness Device and Method of Manufacturing the Same

A variable stiffness device, including a core including a low melting point alloy, an encapsulation surrounding the core, the encapsulation made of an elastic material and sealing the core, and a heating device arranged around the encapsulation, configured to heat the core, wherein the elastic material of the encapsulation is subject to a tensile stress in a direction along a longitudinal extension of the thread-like variable stiffness device.


Year:
2017
Other identifiers:
EPO Family ID: 58699191
TTO: 6.1575
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 Record created 2017-11-01, last modified 2018-09-13


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