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The LineRanger – A Revolution in Transmission Line Robotics!

Hydro-Québec has developed a robot to inspect transmission line conductor bundles. This is the first world product of the inspection and maintenance robotics team that works out of the company’s research centre, IREQ.

source/image: Hydro – Québec

Widely used around the world, lines made up of conductor bundles present special challenges for robot locomotion.

Hydro-Québec says the LineRanger has a user-friendly interface and can easily be set up on a line, making it ideal for large‑scale implementation.

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LineRanger is an easy to deploy robotic system that can moves quickly and can inspect 20 km of line a day. It also crosses over obstacles in its way.