Prostetic Limbs | Case Study | Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Artificial Limbs

Customer: Prosthetics manufacturer
Application: Computer controlled damper for prosthetic knee

Issues:

  • Rod hitting the sides of the damper
  • Oil and air barrier leakage

Solution

  • Custom FKM bladder with bushing, Zurcon® AS Wiper, Zurcon® L-Cup, Turcon® Slydring®

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions engineered the solution to protect the computer-controlled damper within the prosthetic knee, preventing friction, stick-slip and leakage through years of service. The knee helps patients to have a more natural gait and become more active.