By Sal VaglicaPosted 04.08.2013 at 10:30 am 2 Comments
Coiling up extension cords by hand is tedious. Spring-activated spools aren't much better; the mechanisms break easily and can cause violent snapback at the end of the cord. Engineers at Texas-based Great Stuff motorized the entire process. Using a combination of sensors and circuitry, the RoboReel neatly winds 50 feet of cable in 10 seconds, saving time and frustration.