Gecko Adhesion
Advanced Materials

Gecko adhesion principles for robots

08.01.2018 tribonet 300 Views
Gecko Adhesion Technology Moves Closer To Industrial Uses Michael Varenberg, an assistant professor in Georgia Tech’s George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. A gecko scampering up a wall or across a ceiling has long […]
housekeeping robots
Tribology News

Astronauts to Test Free-Flying “Housekeeper” Robots

29.09.2017 tribonet 300 Views
Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006. These satellites provide a test bed for development and […]