Project overview


The 2008-2009 Gore Capstone project includes the design and fabrication of a mechatronic catheter handle prototype. This prototype will utilize mechanical and electrical components to achieve the design requirements and specifications provided by W.L. Gore.


Client Description


W.L. Gore & Associates is a manufacturer of industrial, medical, and textile products. Conditions that Gore medical products treat include:

 Aortic Aneurysms


 Hernia repair

 Peripheral Vascular disease


To visit the W.L. Gore website click on the Gore logo







Special thanks to Jason Alger and Brandon Short of W. L. Gore and Associates and Dr. Cathy Klock, Dr. Niranjan Venkatraman, and Kenji Yamamoto for technical advice.




Last Updated: 04/29/2009

Gore Capstone Team 2009 | ME 476C / 486C



Project Description

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