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Design and Development of Semi-Automatic High Story Glass Cleaning Mechanism

Author(s):

Pravin P Shinde , PVPIT Budhgaon Sangli; Mr. Mahantesh D Kiranagi, PVPIT Budhgaon Sangli; Mr. Prathamesh R Ghate, PVPIT Budhgaon Sangli; Mr. Shivakumar G Billur, PVPIT Budhgaon Sangli; Sunil R Chavan, PVPIT Budhgaon Sangli

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Abstract

Due to the development of construction technology, there is a considerable increase in the number of skyscrapers in the world. Accordingly, there are rapid growing requests about maintenance systems such as cleaning, painting, and monitoring the processes of facade in high-rise buildings. However, it is extremely dangerous working the walls of high-rise buildings, and crashes from buildings have accounted for large proportion of constructional accidents. For the last decade, interest in developing robots for cleaning and maintenance in facade of high-rise buildings has continuously increased. The use of semiautomatic glass cleaning mechanism systems can be expected to reduce accidents and decrease labor costs. In this paper, we propose a new kind of cleaning mechanism. We have designed and manufactured various cleaning tools for different types of facades with economic commercialization. The cleaning cycle, size, and intensity will be determined by economic constraints as well. The final goals are to design and manufacture semi-automatic high story glass cleaning mechanism that can clean facades efficiently and rapidly even in dangerous places. The cleaning tool systems consist of nozzles, brush rollers, and squeezers. Furthermore, these tools and robots perform each process utilizing the systems of built-in guide types and gondola types for building glass cleaning. The performance of the proposed cleaning tools is evaluated experimentally; however additional study should be necessary for safer and more stable commercialization.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I10733
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 1
Publication Date: 01/04/2019
Page(s): 1503-1505

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