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Demin'air / demining machine


Demin‘air is an autonomously running, wind-powered device that is heavy enough to detonate landmines as it rolls across the ground.

The Low Tech-Front is formed by a modular roller which is approximately the height and weight of the average man, allowing it to trigger landmines as it rolls across them. It consists of twelve biodegradable elastics, which allows the demin‘air to roll over bumps, holes and other obstacles. They are tensioned in a simple ratchet system between the front axle.
The rear of the self-sufficient working vehicle consists of a durable armored unit.
It contains an airborne wind turbine, a battery and a steering modul.


HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Philipp Ries,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd