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Breaking News solar powers a plastic waste car to antarctica | Breaking News

Solar Powers A Plastic Waste Car To Antarctica

by: Clean2Antartica
solar powers a plastic waste car to antarctica | Breaking News

Expedition Clean2Antarctica (C2A) departed in December 2018 from Antarctica's base camp to the geographical South Pole. By taking a lot of time for the preparation of this unique expedition, C2A ensures, among other things, that there is more room for the strength and expertise of the team members and partners to come into their own fully.
#Solar voyager in the snow with text
Photo by: Clean2Antartica

Expedition Clean2Antarctica

A vehicle partly built from waste plastic.

Clean2Antarctica (C2A) is an expedition that shows that you can experience a beautiful and sustainable adventure with clean techniques and a vehicle that is partly made up of waste plastic.
C2A wants to inspire people worldwide to discover the pleasure of a more sustainable way of life. In this way, the expedition wants to contribute to the circular economy's transition, in which waste does not exist because all materials can be reused.

Just do it!

Clean2Antarctica believes that you have to make a practical step for yourself when you want to achieve something, no matter how uncomfortable it may be. Do not linger in plans and intentions! And if you do not know how or what, dare to experiment.

Circular society & transition

The Clean2Antartica team dreams of a green, livable, and clean world where we continue to inspire and develop each other. It is a circular society in which we have human rights, but everything we have on the earth has rights. So also materials. We want to speed up the transition to a circular society because it seems to be the right direction. It is only unknown how you build a circular society. There is still so much unclear, uncertain, or just unknown.
Our expedition is an inspiring experiment that will provide new building blocks that we can continue to build in our society.

Geographic South Pole
Snow, Ice and water #Antartica
Photo by hurriyetdailynews.com

In the winter of 2018, Edwin der Velde and several guest drivers with a solar-powered SUV drive to the geographic South Pole. The gearboxes in this 3D-printed vehicle are from Apex SolarVoyager technical properties. The vehicle is not finished yet, but almost all components are present and have a futuristic car with a trailer.
The second trailer is a copy of the first one.

Redundant design

Things can go wrong; so many systems have been redundantly (double) implemented. For example, you see a kind of bow shape with the trailer. Should a wheel or drive be broken somewhere, the wheels can be removed from here, and the trailer used as a sled.

The optimal tire

The SolarVoyager has been tested with different tires, including balloon tires and "hard" tires with a diameter of 1.6 meters. The latter turned out to lead to better performance on the loose surface in contrast to the expectations. The yellow wheels get the rubber to slap glued-glued for an even better grip on snow and ice. During the tests on Iceland, the "tires" will get a sequel.

Low-play gearboxes

The Apex Dynamics PD090 low-play gearboxes are completely encapsulated and insulated for even higher efficiency. Arctic conditions are mimicked in a freezer room to see how the entire drive behaves at - / - 50 degrees C. And, of course, the 4 drives on Iceland are extensively tested.

Body of recycled waste material

The SolarVoyager has a self-supporting body and is made from recycled waste material, transformed into a 3D printer wire. Hexcore's are printed from this, which fall into each other like a kind of puzzle. These hex cores were then reinforced with composite, which resulted in a super-light and strong construction. For information: the target weight of the Solar Voyager with 2 trailers, including solar panels, battery pack, and control, is 1000 kg! 3-D Printing As a test, several workpieces have been printed in Carbon with the Ultimaker 3D printer. Tight and super strong. For example, the hinges were printed in 1 pass and passed the tests. To give an idea of ​​the harsh conditions on the South Pole: On the hinges is an arrow with "above," but why? "Well," says Edwin, "The hinge consists of a series of printed bowls and spheres that can turn into each other. When the bowl is under, water can remain in it and freeze. Then you will not be able to open the door. "The steering wheel, steering cable fastening, and steering gear are also made with the 3D printer. Testing The team tests the material in all possible circumstances and situations so that they are exposed as well as possible. Finally, it is a 2,300 km journey on the most dangerous continent in the world: Antarctica.

Cover photo by Adventurer Mike O'Shea

Source nhnieuws.nl, Clean2Antartica

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