This paper proposes a novel pneumatic valve adapter that decreases the size and quantity of pneumatic tubes and valves necessary for soft robotics by mimicking cardiovascular systems. Some cardiovascular systems, evolved to be powered by a single reservoir, the heart, which in turn powers the rest of the body by systematically opening and closing valves as needed. The presented valve adapter consists of a set of concentric tube, where both tubes have strategically patterned holes. The inner tube can be moved translationally and rotationally to align with designated hole positions in the outer tube, thus opening and closing pathways to chambers for pressure flow. The two-tube system can be used to either pressurize a chamber or depressurize a chamber or multiple chambers simultaneously.

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