Vulcan FR Info:
WIRED Fire and Rescue Inc.'s top of the line robot prototype, the VulcanFR, is capable of 3 main operations:.
1. Rescue an unconscious person from a fire and allow the firefighters to look after him or her.
2. Remove hazardous material drums from the scene of the fire and relocate them to a containment area.
3. Put out fires in an industrial fire scene.
Vulcan FR Specifications:
Weight: 18 lbs
Size: 18" X 23" X 22.5"
Straight-Line Speed: 2.09 ft/s
DOFs: 6 (3 base (x, y, and yaw), 1 rake (pitch), 1 catapult arm (pitch), and 1 latch)
Total Cost (Materials and Labor): $4,025