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