What are the artificial limbs made from?

There are many materials used in the manufacture of prostheses.

The socket is often made of a liquid resin like acrylic or epoxy. It may also be thermoformed from a plastic like polypropylene.

Various materials such as dacron, wool, cotton, fibreglass, neoprene, foam, silicone and leather may be used.

Components may be comprised of carbon fibre, titanium, stainless steel or aluminium,  for example. They may also make use of hydraulic fluids and microchips.

As you can see from this list, almost anything is possible.