October 22, 2020

ROLLOE Is a Bicycle Wheel that Filters Out Pollution on the Go

Enter ROLLOE, aka Roll Off Emissions.

The advantages of riding a bike are many, but let’s just mention here that, by choosing a bicycle to move around, you don’t add to the pollution, you get a workout (yes, even on an e-bike) and you still have time to enjoy yourself. You could soon add another benefit to this list, one that would top them all: by cycling, you could be actively providing fresh air to your fellow city-dwellers.

The idea of using a bicycle to actively filter air and coimbat pollution on the go is not new, having been used for several concepts before. This time, though, it’s not a bicycle that’s doing the filtering, but a very special wheel, the ROLLOE.

ROLLOE is the creation of industrial designer Kristen Tapping from London, UK, and has already been recognized with the Design Innovation in Polymer 2020 award. As Tapping reveals

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ROLLOE is a bicycle wheel that uses movement to actively purify air via washable filters

kristen tapping, a student at london south bank university, has created a bicycle wheel with pollution filters that uses movement to actively purify the air. dubbed ROLLOE — roll off emissions — the wheel can take the busiest, most polluted roadways, and with zero energy, except for the pedal power from the cyclist, it aims to tackle one of the most pressing problems of the modern urban age: pollution.

ROLLOE is a bicycle wheel that uses movement to actively purify air via washable filters
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‘cycling through london, I was able to see and smell the pollution coming from tires and tailpipes,’ comments kristen tapping on the motivation behind her project. ‘I thought – why not use the movement from vehicles to filter the air? if it seems the product has a future, I may try to develop it to a commercial level.’

ROLLOE is a bicycle wheel that uses movement to actively purify air via washable filters

 

 

ROLLOE was designed to fit within the front of a standard bike frame and features preliminary activated carbon and

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World Automotive Filters Aftermarket Analysis 2020-2025 and the Impact of COVID-19

DUBLIN, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Automotive Filters Market by Filter Type (Air, Fuel, Oil, Cabin, Coolant, Brake Dust, Oil Separator, Transmission, Steering, Dryer Cartridge, EMI/EMC, Coolant Particle), Air & Cabin Filter Media, Fuel & Vehicle Type, Aftermarket – Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

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Factors contributing to the growth of automotive filters market can be attributed to stringent emission and fuel economy regulations. Moreover, advancement in filtering technology enabling more efficient filtration of cabin air will increase the demand for automotive filters in the coming years.

With progression in time, the COVID-19 impact has severely disrupted the supply chain for the entire automotive ecosystem. This has halted production facilities across the globe resulting in a disruption in the exports of the automotive components. This scenario is expected to affect automotive filters market, as the growth of the market

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