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Line Inspection Robot and System

Abstract: 

The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The line inspection robot includes at least one drive system for propelling the robot along a line, a platform adapted to pivot relative to the at least one drive system, and a control system adapted to control the robot.

Patent Number: 
8,660,698
Date Of Issue: 
02/25/2014
Inventors: 

Andrew John Phillips; Mark Major; Glynn R. Bartlett