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Versatrax

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Versatrax 450 TTC is a mobile robot designed for hazardous environments. It allows users to locate, inspect, and safely remove dangerous materials from any site faster than by conventional means.

Creator
Inuktun Services
Country
Canada πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
Year
2012
Type
Industrial, Military & Security, Disaster Response
Creator
Inuktun Services
Country
Canada πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
Year
2012
Type
Industrial, Military & Security, Disaster Response

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Specs

FEATURES
Equipped with forward- and rear-facing LED lights. Robot, tether reel, and controller integrated into Pelican cases.
HEIGHT
27.2 cm | 10.7 in (stowed)
LENGTH
50.7 cm | 20 in
WIDTH
37 cm | 14.5 in
WEIGHT
59 kg | 130 lb (standard vehicle)
SPEED
0.55 km/h | 0.34 mph (max)

SENSORS
Two color cameras (one pan-tilt-zoom for 360Β° views and one for manipulator arm close-ups).
ACTUATORS
Nine DC motors
POWER
110-V to 220-V AC standard power supply to power robot and controller.
COMPUTING
Custom computing and control system.
SOFTWARE
Proprietary OS and control software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
6 (Crawler vehicle: 2 DoF; Arm: 4 DoF)
MATERIALS
Aluminum and stainless steel.
COST
$139,000 (including vehicle, cameras, manipulator arm, LED lights, power supply, controller, tether cable, and cases)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
The Versatrax 450 TTC evolved from the Versatrax crawler series created by Inuktun. The 450 model was specifically designed for unmanned exploration of tunnels. It's since become a popular system for users who need to inspect, handle, and safely remove dangerous materials.
WEBSITE
http://www.inuktun.com/crawler-vehicles/versatrax-450.html