Medical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, COVID-19 Technology


Prefab Foldable Modular Structure for Makeshift Transit Hospital for COVID-19: Poli-Tal(M)


Medical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, COVID-19 Technology

Focus Area:

Makeshift Hospital

Company Transferred:

B.G Shirke Construction Pvt. Ltd., Pune; Consortium Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad

Developing Agency:

Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR-SERC), Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Brief Description

Description :

The modular unit is a single foldable unit having a total weight of around one tonne. This structure module can be folded flat so that it can be transported easily. The module can be fabricated in a yard with simple fabrication technology that utilizes welded standard steel sections. The fully folded modules can be taken to the site and deployed after making the site levelled and ready. One hospital of around 100 beds can be installed within a week including beds, electricity and water supply etc.

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