Changjiang Daily Da Wuhan Client February 28th (Reporter Wu Yan Correspondent Kang Peng)

“In the Pelicans Park, a professional team is checking the drainage pipeline to determine which section needs to be maintained. Their helper is a 90 kg robot. It is equipped with a camera and lidar. Record data, and can be controlled from the ground … “A few days ago, a report was published in the official website of Cape Town, South Africa in South Africa to introduce a latest robot equipment and technology used in the local municipal pipeline reconstruction project. This “pipeline robot” comes from Wuhan and is independently developed by Zhongyi.

It is reported that the pipeline crawling robot developed with its research and development has a panoramic camera that can rotate 360 ​​degrees, as well as lidar, electromagnetic wave radar, etc., which can generate three -dimensional data models. A number of other data are performed intuitive display and quantitative analysis of pipeline deformation, deposition, defect size, and volume to provide accurate data support for maintenance and repair operations.

According to reports, this project implemented in South Africa is located in the apartment area of ​​Cape Town, the capital of South Africa. Thousands of households.

“The sewer pipeline is located 4 meters underground, and there are many harmful gases in it. The manual cleaning is very dangerous. After using the robot, all the data and results are automatically displayed on the screen on the ground.” The local media described in the report that this technology is It is a “bold innovation” for small damage to the community, high efficiency and low cost.


At present, this equipment and technology have been applied in London, Paris, France, Tokyo, Japan, Seoul, South Korea, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Toronto, Canada, and Chicago, the United States.

Zhongyi Co., Ltd., located in Optics Valley, was founded in 2010. It is engaged in drainage pipeline inspection, repair equipment research and development, production, drainage pipe network big data analysis, operation and other industrial chains. In the past 12 years, this company has grown rapidly in Optics Valley, with revenue increased from 500,000 yuan to more than 200 million yuan. It has become a leading company in the domestic industry. In 2021, he was selected as a new special “little giant” company.

“In the future, we will continue to steadily promote the global layout, strive to explore overseas markets, and build a pipeline network operation and maintenance brand that belongs to China.” Said the person in charge of Zhongyi Co., Ltd..

The Zhongyi pipeline robot is not only wheeled, but also water and diving robots. The picture shows the application scenario in the Italian market.

【Edit: Jijie】

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