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Unmanned high-rise fagade cleaning robot implemented on a gondola: field test on 63-building in Korea

Sungkeun Yoo, Inho Joo, Jooyoung Hong, Changmin Park, Jongwon Kim, Hwa Soo Kim, Taewon Seo
2019 IEEE Access  
The robot is tested on the 63-building, which is the most popular high-rise building in Korea, and the successful results are obtained with respect to the cleaning performance, with some problems requiring  ...  In this paper, we share our experiences involving the unmanned façade cleaning robot equipped on a gondola. The robot is composed of a two-degree of freedom robotic manipulator and a cleaning device.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors deeply appreciate the Kumhong Company and the 63-building for their support during the field test.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2902386 fatcat:53crvyporbh4bg4n2m7ddhh7ae

Performance comparison of adaptive mechanisms of cleaning module to overcome step-shaped obstacles on façades

Jooyoung Hong, Garam Park, Jiseok Lee, Jongwon Kim, Hwa Soo Kim, TaeWon Seo
2019 IEEE Access  
Robots are replacing human workers because cleaning work on high-rise buildings using gondolas can be dangerous.  ...  Several façade cleaning robots have been developed for climbing, and practical knowledge to clean the façade is being adopted in their cleaning devices.  ...  Unmanned high-rise façade cleaning robot (FCR-M1) has been developed and implemented on a gondola to be used in BMUs [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2950689 fatcat:2zmhi47mone3xoi32uhxu4mb5a