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Record 14 of 1054
Prosthetic Tool For Holding Small Ferromagnetic Parts
Author and Affiliation:
Norton, William E.(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.)
Carden, James R.(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.)
Belcher, Jewell G., Jr.(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.)
Vest, Thomas W.(Management Services, Inc.)
Abstract: Tool attached to prosthetic hand or arm enables user to hold nails, screws, nuts, rivets, and other small ferromagnetic objects on small magnetic tip. Device adjusted to hold nail or screw at proper angle for hammering or for use of screwdriver, respectively. Includes base connector with threaded outer surface and lower male member inserted in standard spring-action, quick-connect/quick-disconnect wrist adapter on prosthetic hand or arm.
Publication Date: May 01, 1995
Document ID:
19950065387
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 95B10228
Subject Category: MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number: MFS-28896
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 19; 5; P. 76
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Huntsville, AL, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: DISABILITIES; FASTENERS; MEDICAL EQUIPMENT; PROSTHETIC DEVICES; TOOLS
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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