MIRRAX - 150

MIRRAX is a  new generation of reconfigurable mobile robot platforms for deployment at the Sellafield Site. Omnidirectional robot platform, reconfigurable in shape, allowing entry through a 6 inch access port while being large enough to climb stairs.  Large payloads such as HD rad-hardened cameras, radiation sensors as well as any other 3rd party equipment.

TITLE

Mini Robots for Restricted Access Exploration, 150mm Version

[MIRRAX - 150]

PROJECT TYPE

PRDA

FUNDER

SELLAFIELD LTD

DATE

Nov 2015 – March 2018



HORATIO MARTIN MEng

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Designing a low-cost 3D-printed vehicle for mapping and radiation measuring in hazardous areas in Sellafield. Using Omnidirectional folding robot to enter through small access hole while being stable and manoeuvrable.  Obtained his  Masters degree from Plymouth University in 2013 and then spent 2  year as a robotic research assistant developing Plymouth's robot football team.



OFFICE

EMAIL

REEL, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, UK

SUPPORTED BY

Developing the next generation of nuclear decommissioning robotics research. Working in partnership with the nuclear sector and other universities  around the UK and EU to  reduce risk, accelerate productivity and reduce long term costs.

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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,

The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Building, Manchester, M13 9PL