Micro Tug Robots Can Pull Objects 2,000 Times Their Own Weight

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 Like the noble ant or the sassy-yet-lovable tugboat, Micro Tugs can pull more than their own weight. The robots, which come from Stanford’s Biomimetics and Dextrous Manipulation Lab, use a “controllable adhesive” plate that sticks to surfaces only when shear pressure is applied. In one case a 12 gram robot was able to pull objects 2, 000 times its own weight. Read More

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Micro Tug Robots Can Pull Objects 2,000 Times Their Own Weight

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