Category RADIATION NUCLEAR

MITSUBISHI RELEASES ITS LATEST RADIATION INSPECTION ROBOT

 RADIATION INSPECTION ROBOT BY MITSUBISHI RELEASED

Over the past few weeks, Japan has unveiled robotic exoskeletons and quadrupeds designed to work in radioactive areas, and today Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has revealed its own inspection and maintenance robot. The MHI-MEISTeR (Maintenance Equipment Integrated System of Telecontrol Robot) has two arms which can be equipped with various tools to remove obstacles and collect samples in areas where people cannot go.



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The MHI-MEISTeR’s arms are designed to bend much like a human arm with seven degrees of freedom apiece, and each is capable of lifting up to 15 kg (33 pounds)...

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NUCLEAR POWER STATION RADIATION ROBOT INSPECTOR RELEASED BY TOSHIBA

TOSHIBA NUCLEAR POWER STATION ROBOTIC RADIATOR INSPECTOR

Toshiba has unveiled a four-legged inspection robot, which will carry out work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, where people cannot go. The newly developed robot – simply called a Quadruped walking robot – comes equipped with a smaller wheeled robot that can be deployed to navigate hard-to-reach areas. The legged robot can negotiate stairs, uneven terrain, and is able to avoid low-lying obstacles.
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The TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was severely damaged in the tsunami that occurred immediately following the the earthquake of March 11, 2011. Parts of the plant have been decommissioned but still contain unspent nuclear fuel which gives off lethal radiation, so robots are being used to check things out...

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