Day 1/13/15 06:00pm - 09:00pm

Attendance:

Olivia
Tekoah
Wesley
Matthew
Owen
Samuel
Melea
Taylor
John Paul

Tasks

  • 80/20 - Helping Blue Crew
  • Goal Grabber - Improvements
  • PTC - Ball Pickup
  • PTC Drive Train Right
  • PTC Drive Train Left

Reflections


80/20 - Helping Blue Crew:

Blue Crew applied for an 80/20 grant. They are currently using drawer slides and would like to reach higher goals. We helped them design a four stage 80/20 lift. We cut all the pieces and gave them the parts to build it. I showed them how the slides fit together and how the different connectors work. ~Olivia

Olivia:

I wanted to thank you and Techno Warriors for their help in getting Blue Crew understanding how to use 80-20.

I think once they start using it, they will understand how it can really make a difference in the stiffness of a design.

I appreciate your teams willingness to help others improve their understanding of robotics and look forward to the Qualifier on the 31st.

Regards,

Walt Holifield

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Showing how 80/20 slides work ~Olivia

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Discussing different elements of the 80/20 and what parts they needed ~Olivia

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Here is a drawing of their lift. ~Olivia

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They marked the pieces of 80/20 so that we could cut it for them ~Olivia

Goal Grabber - Improvements:

after testing the goal grabbers we decided to add two flexible arms that would grab the holes in the rolling goal when the goal was in the robot a certain way Wesley

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the new hooks seemed to work fairly well - Wesley


PTC - Ball Pickup:

After we redesigned our ball pickup we had to PTC all the new parts. Owen


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Here is the right side plate of the ball pickup. Owen

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Here are all the measurements of the right side plate. Owen


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Here is the new pickup left side plate. Owen
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It is almost identical to the right side plate. Owen

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Here is the new back plate. Owen

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This part is almost identical to the original.Owen

PTC - Drive Train Left:

After the new pickup some parts of the drive train changed in order to let it fit. Owen
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Here is the completed left drive train assembly. Owen
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Here is the 80/20 piece the pickup mounts to. Owen

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Here is the length of the 80/20 piece Owen
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Here is the new motor guard. Owen

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The only thing that changed on this piece was the cut out bit for chain. Owen

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Here is the new left front plate. Owen

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Owen

PTC - Drive Train Right:

After the changes to the pickup the drive train slightly changed. Owen
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Here is the complete right drive train. Owen

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Here is the new right motor guard. Owen

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Here are the measurements of the right motor guard. Owen

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Here is the new front plate with the bend. Owen

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Here are the changed measurements. Owen


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Here is the 80/20 piece that braces the right front plate. Owen


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Here is the angle of the cut. Owen