3D Printing and Assembling Prosthetic Hands

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3D Printing and Assembling Prosthetic Hands by Mind Map: 3D Printing and Assembling Prosthetic Hands

1. Hand Assembly (dependent upon which model)

1.1. Assembly videos by model

1.1.1. Raptor

1.1.2. Flexyhand

1.2. User-testing and adjustment

1.2.1. Trying on the hand

1.2.2. Adjusting the hand

2. Choosing and personalising designs

2.1. Understanding the amputee's needs

2.1.1. comparisons of prosthetic designs

2.1.2. Different types of amputations

2.1.3. Choosing a model

2.2. Measuring for prothesis

2.2.1. How to use Hand-o-matic

2.2.2. ADVANCED: best ways to modify original files

2.3. Personal touches

2.3.1. changing filament colors

2.3.2. adding custom decorations: photo-plate, engravings, etc

3. Collecting user feedback

3.1. Useful metrics for success

3.1.1. Video Lesson

3.2. Keeping in touch via Fuse/Whatsapp

3.2.1. Video Lesson

4. Best Practices

4.1. Hand limitations

4.1.1. Temperature

4.1.2. Weight limits

4.2. Daily care of hands

4.2.1. Washing, connecting/disconnecting, etc

4.3. Troubleshooting

4.3.1. Discomfort or other issues

5. Printing a Hand

5.1. Downloading designs

5.1.1. How to download the right file format

5.1.2. Testing if designs are "watertight"-- no holes for printing

5.2. Printing Process

5.2.1. Loading design into software

5.2.2. Checking/calibrating the printer, loading different filaments

5.3. Trouhbleshooting (VERY dependent upon printer model and software used)

5.3.1. Why is there spaghetti?

5.3.2. Printer miscalibrated

5.3.3. Number of other potential issues