Robotics Technology

Pneumatic Pipe Crawler

Pneumatic Pipe Crawler

Technology Description The pneumatic crawler is an inspection tool designed to inspect radioactive pipelines with variable sizes around 3 and 4 inches in diameter, while providing video, environmental and structural feedback. The device is currently being developed at the Applied Research Center (ARC) at FIU for the robotic inspection of the ventilation header of the AY-102 tank storing radioactive waste at Hanford site. The proposed worm type robot has a…

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Wall Climber

Wall Climber

Technology Description Wall Climber – A robotic vehicle that is able to climb a vertical flat surface for the purposes of monitoring and inspection. Capable of climbing a vertical flat surface. Low-cost design, ease of operation. Remote controlled, various sensor integrations. Program Contact: Dr. Leonel Lagos 10555 West Flagler St, Suite 2100 Miami, FL 33174 (305) 378-1810 lagosl@fiu.edu Technical Contact: Dr. William Tan 10555 West Flagler St, Suite 2100 Miami,…

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Mini Rover Inspection Tool

Mini Rover Inspection Tool

Technology Description Miniature inspection rover for the inspection of the refractories of the double-shell tank at Hanford site. Miniature robotic system that equipped with a camera for visual feedback, and navigate semi-autonomously for the refractory’s visual inspections. Low cost, easily swappable and disposable. Integration of inspection sensors for measuring temperature, humidity and radiation level along the refractory channels. Program Contact: Dr. Leonel Lagos 10555 West Flagler St, Suite 2100 Miami,…

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