JRM Vol.30 No.1 pp. 24-32
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2018.p0024


Semi-Autonomous Multi-Legged Robot with Suckers to Climb a Wall

Asuki Saito*, Kazuki Nagayama*, Kazuyuki Ito*, Takeo Oomichi**, Satoshi Ashizawa**, and Fumitoshi Matsuno***

*Hosei University
3-7-2 Kajinocho, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8584, Japan

**Meijo University
1-501 Shiogamaguchi, Tempaku-ku, Nagoya 468-8502, Japan

***Kyoto University
C3 Building, Kyodai-katsura, Nishigyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8540, Japan

February 2, 2017
July 17, 2017
February 20, 2018
multi-legged robot, sucker, wall climbing, passive mechanism

In recent years, the maintenance and inspection of old buildings have become important tasks for robots. Such robots are also expected to be used for search and rescue missions in the case of disasters. In our previous work, we developed a multi-legged robot for such tasks. In the current work, we focused on the task of climbing a vertical wall. We improved our previous robot and developed a flexible leg with a sucker to climb a wall.

UrarakaⅡ-wall climbing robot

UrarakaⅡ-wall climbing robot

Cite this article as:
A. Saito, K. Nagayama, K. Ito, T. Oomichi, S. Ashizawa, and F. Matsuno, “Semi-Autonomous Multi-Legged Robot with Suckers to Climb a Wall,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.30 No.1, pp. 24-32, 2018.
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