Mechanism design for walking typed solar panel-cleaning robot using triple driving lines

Woo Jin Jang, Jin Gahk Kim, Sang Hun Lee, Dong Hwan Kim


In this study, we propose a walking-type solar power cleaning robot mechanism driven by a driving unit composed of three driving lines. The triple driving lines are driven using a link mechanism, and vacuum pads are attached to each driving line to move the robot body through a sequence operation between the three lines. Through this mechanism, the robot body can be moved horizontally with the panel without folding the pad, and the amount of vertical movement is minimized during movement. By analyzing the pressure patterns of the pads on the driving line, smooth and fast movement was possible.


driving lines; linkage mechanism; solar panel-cleaning robot; vacuum pads; walking typed robot

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IAES International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA)
ISSN 2089-4856, e-ISSN 2722-2586
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