What is MeshWorm Robots and how does it differs from other Robots?

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How is Meshworm differs to other robots and what is made of?

Meshworm is made of flexible mesh tube comprised of a very springy heat-sealed polymer. This is designed simple and soft. It allows to crawl forward like a worm.

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What is MeshWorm Robots and how does it differs from other Robots?

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Meshworm is a newly bendable bio-inspired meshlike tube robot that yields and tightens to sneak throughout the ground like a real earthworm.

bio-inspired meshlike tube robot

This robot is created by some researchers at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul National University. This is formed by a synthetic muscle that made of a flexible mesh tube segmented by loops of nickel titanium wire. This wire contracts and presses the tube when it is burned by a rolling current.

However, it can be restored to its unique shape when you cut the power and creates a force just the same to its existing family.

And after some massive testing, this museum is enduring when moving the parts out of the equation.

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What is MeshWorm Robots and how does it differs from other Robots?

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Researchers at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul National University have made this robot. It is made from "artificial muscle" from a collection of a flexible mesh tube divided into segments by loops of nickel / titanium wire. This mesh tube comprised of a very springy heat-sealed polymer.

Inside Meshworm, consists of a small battery and a circuit board running a computer algorithm which discharges an electric current through the wires, heating them and causing them to contract. The wire contracts and squeezes the tube when heated by a flowing current, however when the power is put off, it returns to its original shape, creating propulsion in a similar way to its living kin.

These soft components that compose up Meshworm make it model for squeezing into small spaces that are inaccessible to other robots, moreover it can do so without being destructive to its surroundings. It moves in the same way as an earthworm, looking like it as it crawls across the floor. Its locomotive is based on peristalsis (rhythmic expansion and contraction of muscles)

It differs from other robots due to the fact it is deceptively simple in design. The only thing it requires is circuitry, a set of wires coiling around its body for the purposes of contraction, and a different set running its length to move it.

Meshworm can be put into a group of robots such as GoQBot, HyDRAS and Scalybot 2, which are creepy-crawly inspired robots that offer locomotive advantage that creatures offer.

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