Flexible Closing Aperture (Patent Pending)



The FLEX-IRIS System (Patent Pending) is a simple closing mechanism which can be used for a variety of applications. The system works by twisting a flexible tube similar to the ends of a candy wrapper to close the aperture. The FLEX-IRIS is impervious to jamming. 

The FLEX-IRIS can be used for:

  • The Control of fluids and materials as a valve
  • The management of cables and hoses
  • A mechanical joint connector for robotics and dynamic structures
  • As a variable gasket
  • As a robotic/mechanical gripper