PipeLiner-20 is a single man portable, climbing robot, rated to lift 20 lbs (9kg). It's configuration is specifically designed to navigate pipes, tanks, and other cylindrical objects.

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  • Lightweight and portable design for easy deployment, use, and transport.
  • Payload surface allows for a wide range of tooling and equipment compatibility.
  • Mecanum wheel drive system offers best in class maneuverability.
  • Magnetic adhesion system does not touch the work surface.
  • Works on surfaces from 8-70 inch (20-178 cm) diameter in any orientation.
  • Full wireless operation allows for expanded work environment.
  • Optional integration with other devices such as cameras, sensors, inspection equipment (e.g. ultrasound)
  • Multiple chassis sizes and capacities engineered to order per customer specifications.


Technical Specifications



Dry Robot Mass

46.0 lbs (20.8 kg)


20.8 x 14.5 in (52.8 x 36.8 cm)


14.5 in (36.8 cm)

Cylinder Diameter Range

8 - 70 inches (20 - 178 cm)

Max Climbing Payload Capacity

20 lbs (9 kg)

Max Non-Climbing Payload Capacity

100 lbs (45 kg)

Minimum Speed

30 ipm (0.8 m/min)

Maximum Speed

500 ipm (12.7 m/min)

Adhesion System

5 Neodymium Magnets Minimum

Drive Batteries

1 NiMH Helical Robotics Battery Pack (8.2 Ah Capacity)


24V Brushless DC Motors with Closed Loop Velocity Control

Control Mode

2.4 GHz Wireless Controlled with Helical Robotics Mecanum Drive Control System

Wireless Control Range

2500 ft (762 m) Line of Sight


Temperature/Drive Motor & Controller Battery Voltage/Signal Strength

Operating Temperature

-40 °F to 185 °F (-40 °C to °85 C)

Information subject to change without notice
Based on optimal conditions
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