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Wire Deicing UAV / Drones

Wire Deicing UAV

There are many problems of wire icing, such as difficulties to clean up, high position, large quantity of work and so on, but this Wire Deicing UAV can handle these problems very well. The UAV can automatically sense the position of wires through the bottom infrared location sensor and calibrate manually. After the completion of positioning, the jet at the bottom will jet the icing wires with environmental snow-melting agent, move forward slowly and begin intelligentized self-control; and then wait for melting after the completion of jet. The status of wires after handling can be seen through the camera on the UAV.

University

Changsha University Of Science & Technology

Changsha University Of Science & Technology
Hunan changsha, China

Zhongyang/ Zhang,
Changsha University Of Science & Technology

Jun/ Tan,
Changsha University Of Science & Technology

Zhuo/ Zuo,
Changsha University Of Science & Technology