In this new world, there have been quite a few folks working on disinfection projects. Here’s a project for an autonomous disinfection robot with an excellent name that carries UVC lamps from Team Infinite Urchin via hackster.io:
Under the threat of the COVID-19 global pandemic, our team developed an autonomous disinfection robot to help combat the coronavirus. It carries several UVC lamps with the power of disinfecting the area between 30cm~200cm height range within a1.8-meter radius when moving under the speed of 3.3 cm/s. Two horizontally mounted UVC lamps are also installed(under the robot) to specifically disinfect the floor.
Our chassis structure is built from aluminum extrusion, acrylic plates, and 3D-printed parts, which are all low cost, easily accessible, and manufacturable. Besides, M3 holes are intentionally cut on the acrylic plates to provide more flexibility of adding external modules. Just like “LEGO” has sorts of building blocks that can be easily assembled and create various works, our robot is designed to make the assembly simple and quick and to provide more extendable functionalities.
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