A cart made up of jute composite
ABOUT TRESSA PROJECT -
The project focuses on bringing the change to the present electric rickshaw ( called toto ) in terms of safety, aesthetics and ergonomics.
Vehicle tressa is first in its own kind where it uses jute composite for body panels and seat structure. The execution of each and every stage was done after thorough analysis using software and workers experience.
- Different body types
- Energy efficient pushing it
to extra mile
Toto ( e-rickshaw )
somewhere in Kolkata
PROJECT CLARIFICATION AND CAD ANALYSIS -
The scope of the project was defined keeping time in mind. The 1:1 prototype was made after the approval of CAD. The analysis was done in LS- Dyna and ansys by the technical team involved in the team.
DELIVERABLE FOR SIX MONTHS
-JUTE COMPOSITE STRUCTURE
WITH SURFACE MODEL
ALIAS SURFACE MODELLER
MATERIAL PROCUREMENT AND PROTOTYPING -
New toto is bought out and then dis-assembled to change the chassis. Change in chassis is required to bring the safety aspect and the ergonomic fit as per Indian anthropometric data. Video showing the step by step completion of each phase. Mr. A Raja ( a welding expert ) help us fabricating the new chassis with 5mm of tolerance.
MODIFICATION OF CHASSIS
PREPARATION OF JUTE COMPOSITE STRUCTURE
Fixing the jute composite with modified chassis
FIXING THE SEATS OVER THE STRUCTURE
INTERACTION WITH PEOPLE
FINALLY ........ AFTER THE SIX MONTHS OF SOURCING, FABRICATION AND HARD-WORK