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Hydraulic Hands Give Fingers Powerful Force

 - Sep 21, 2009   Updated: Jul 21 2011
References: news.cnet
With 20 pounds of pinching force, this hydraulic hand can give you the ultimate grip. Designed by Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, this hand can double your finger strength.

The Hydraulic hand works by using a 200 psi hydraulic pump for power and miniature valves for motion control. Now people with hand disabilities will be able to deliver that crushing handshake that they have always dreamed of.

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