• Services

Smart Street cleaning system: 3D Smart Cleaning

Sacyr has put in motion the 3D Smart Cleaning project, created to give an answer to a necessity in street cleaning services. 

Mechanical sweeping machines currently available in the market have technological limitations that complicate the driver’s work and cause machinery defects. 

The workers' vision needs to focus on the residue on the ground most of the time, and therefore they cannot pay enough attention to the road. Plus, the worker controls with a joy-stick the movement of the vacuum, which can damage the machinery, as there are unavoidable obstacles. 

For that reason, Valoriza has developed a Smart Street cleaning service, 3D Smart Cleaning, funded by the CDTI. It consists of a functional sweeping machine prototype, installed on a model from manufacturer Schmidt, based on the design of an innovative solution pack formed by three main elements: hardware, mechanical system and specific and transversal control software, with two 3D laser cameras as a key point. 

This protoype, adapted to the sweeping machines, achieves, among other things, automating vacuuming and improving performance and efficacy of mechanical sweeping. 

Automatization consists of: 
-Automatic regulation of the vacuum that adapts to the terrain.
-Detection of people, cyclists, cars, and anticollision with objects on the road and alert with sound and light signals in the cabin. 
-Guided sweep system to the driver thanks to the curb detecting system. 

 

 

“With this project, we have achieved a greater sweeping efficiency thanks to the automatic regulation of the vacuum, which allows automating the mechanical street sweeping process, avoiding the worker controlling the vacuum manually”, explains Jesús Hernández, Head of Machinery of Valoriza Medioambiente. 

Within the framework of this project, we have installed several cameras in blind spots and in the vacuuming system to provide complete vision and information to the worker. 

This entails a 10% productivity increase and better service quality, as the wear on the vacuum is reduced and avoids unnecessary machinery stops. We also achieve a better rate of collected waste residue, better safety for workers, and reducing carbon emissions. 

 

 

Ultimately, this is efficacious, functional equipment that improves the work’s performance, safety, and quality.

“After all these years of testing in different municipalities all over Spain and confirming its efficacy, we offer this option in current and future tenders”.

  • 3D
  • Sustainable
  • Machinery

We use our own and third party cookies for analytical purposes. Click on HERE for more information. You can accept all cookies by clicking the "Accept" button or set them up or refuse their use by clicking .

Cookie declaration

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
LFR_Sesión_STATE_* Liferay Manage your session as a registered user Session HTTP
GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID Liferay Determines the language with which it accesses, to show the same in the next session 1 year HTTP
ANONYMOUS_USER_ID Liferay Manage your session as an unregistered user 1 year HTTP
COOKIE_SUPPORT Liferay Identifies that the use of cookies is necessary for the operation of the portal 1 year HTTP
JSesiónID Liferay Manages login and indicates you are using the site Session HTTP
SACYRGDPR Sacyr Used to manage the cookie policy Session HTTP

These cookies allow us to count visits and sources of circulation in order to measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most or least popular, and see how many people visit the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
_gat Google It is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites Session HTTP
_gid Google It is used to store and update a unique value for each page visited Session HTTP
_ga Google This is used for statistical and analytical purposes for increasing performance of our Services Session HTTP