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The AquaSkimmer


Entry ID #: 1400
Created: Tue, Jan 14, 2014 5:12 AM

Every year there are 20,000 reported oil spills in the United States, along with many that go unreported, which devastate our natural environment. The AquaSkimmer is the a new safe, autonomous, and efficient oil spill cleanup tool. It is autonomous, has a safe jet stream propulsion and stabilization system, uses rotating drums, and is powered by solar cells and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.


This document provides detailed descriptions of all the components of the AquaSkimmer and how the machine was designed.

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   user815271 on 01/14/2014

Thank you, 1575D_Robotics! :)