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ProteX / protecting glove

ProteX
ProteX

Protective clothing cannot work reliably, if it doesn’t fit optimally. ProteX is using modern technologies to guarantee a unique accuracy of fitting and optimal protection. While conventional protective gloves apply protectors, ProteX works with material properties.
The hand is stereoscopically scanned and the variable parameters are imported into a CAD system. By a 3D printing progress the individualized data record becomes a customized glove.
A diagonally stretching and horizontally closing grid is used in certain areas to keep them flexible and in others to protect against overexpansion. Areas of concentrated material serve as protectors.

University

Hochschule für Gestaltung

Hochschule für Gestaltung
Offenbach, Germany

Design

Barbara Ott

Barbara Ott
Adelshofen, Germany