In earlier articles we visited how 3D printing has improved prosthetics in the medical industry, today we visit Armatus Designs for a more light-hearted topic in regards to the creation of prosthetics using 3D printing.
Venom, Snakes and 3D Printing
Philadelphia University industrial design student Jackson Gordon, the founder of Armatus Designs, was asked to make a 3D printed bionic hand. The project’s design was inspired by the character Venom Snake from Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom PainThe project began as an upgrade for a prosthetics user. Coined the “Phantom Pain Hand” the user aimed to upgrade his prosthetic arm into something that looked better than his “claw-like arm.” Gordon was meticulous with his attention to detail. Here is a more in-depth look at what it took to develop this piece of 3D masterpiece.
More About Armatus Designs
Gordon’s design company is unique in the sense that it allows him to take on personal creative projects and help other in need of his acute expertise. Most of his previous endeavors surround costume and prop design. One of the most popular reports 3D Printing Industry author Beau Jackson, “Is the Combat Batsuit.” Here is a video demonstrating the suit in action.