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Inchworm Motor? Answered

Is it possible to build an inchworm motor? Or does such a thing exist where i could hold it in my hands?

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lutziepv08 (author)2010-02-05

I'm thinking of an inchworm motor that can be stationary; yet move an object from left to right or vise versa. But it needs to have some power to it.

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steveastrouk (author)2010-02-03

Depends on your access to materials. The nicest ones I've seen are made by PiezoMotor AB, and step by 10nm steps. Watching one move in your hand is amazing.

The classic ones were pneumatic, and there are electromagnetic ones too.

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Re-design (author)2010-02-03

I can think of several ways.  But they are design specific.  What is the design of the rest of your contraption?

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