Manufacturing an explosive material such as rocket fuel can be dangerous business. To lower the risk, engineers are taking a cue from nature with the design of their latest mixing method.
Over the years, scientists have created soft robots that can handle delicate objects, crawl and swim, however these robots have always had a limited ability to react to the environment around them. Until now.
This isn’t the first snake-inspired robot to be featured on Manufacturing Minute, and it probably won’t be the last. However, it could be the first to utilize the design of snake skin as a way of locomotion.