Underground Transmission Vault Robot

Underground Transmission Vault Robot

Additional Information

Project Summary

This project is to investigate the feasibility of robotic tools to inspect and maintain components within an underground cable vault.

Project Status

Project Phase: Fundamental R&D

This project started in 2011 under EPRI Technology Innovation Funding.

Task Descriptions

Task Due Date Completed % Complete
Explore concepts and submit invention disclosure Yes 100%
Define project objectives Yes 100%
Develop prototype parts   Yes 100%
Set up a demo at Charlotte Lab 12/2012   50%

Images

Imaging
Imaging
Manipulator Arm
Manipulator Arm
Robot Design
Robot Design
Protype 1
Prototype 1
Prototype 2
Prototype 2
Protoype 3
Prototype 3
Protype 4
Prototype 4