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Motor for robotic therapeutic suit for the legs

  1. Oct 4, 2011 #1
    we are in need of a suitable motor that can be used for our thesis. We need a motor that will not be destroyed even though we apply a resistive force to the rotation of the motor. Do we need to apply gears? thanks! :D
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 4, 2011 #2
    Have you looked into pneumatics or hyrdraulics?
     
  4. Oct 4, 2011 #3
    For an electric motor you could use a controller/etc to make sure it doesn't get overloaded.

    If overloading is only a rare accident, then you could use something like an MCB or other over-current cut-out.
     
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