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Handrail Cleaner / Cleaning Machine

Handrail Cleaner
Handrail Cleaner

Handrail Cleaner is a device on the public escalator, it absorb the enery from the moving handrail, when it collect enough energy, the UV sterilization will be activated, keep the handrail clean.

The handrail of public escalator is full of bacteria and germs, and it’s also a place that is easy to spread the virus and disease to the public, so hiring someone to keep it clean is neccessary, but not every place is affordable to hire a cleaner for the handrail, so “Handrail Cleaner” comes to the place. By absorbing the enery from moving handrail, it doesn’t need any extra power, and UV sterilization is also very effective in killing bacteria.

University

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Design

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Che-Yu Lu