The Bowmar Builders are an FLL team associated with Bowmar Elementary School. The purpose of this blog is to help other students interested in robotics to learn from what we have learned. As an FLL Robotics team we use the Lego EV3 robotics system and the Mindstorms graphical programming language.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Pushing Mechanism

By Mateo B. and Stella E.

Overview


This mechanism can push easily if you add something to the front.

Step 1


Get the parts: a large motor, 4 black friction pegs, a 15 hole connector, a large gear (black), a small gear (black), 2 red axle pegs, at least a size 6 axle piece, an axle piece with a stopper on it, 2 size 3 axles, 2 connector pieces (axle and hole pieces), a 2 hole piece and axle connector, a 2 axle connector and a 1 hole connector piece, a 5 hole connector, and 2 loose gray pegs.

Step 2


Get these from your supplies: a small black gear and an axle piece with a stopper on it and a large motor.



Step 3



Put here : as shown in the picture.

Step 4



Get these from your supplies: a 15 hole connector and two black friction pegs.

Step 5



Assemble them like this:

Step 6



Get these from your supplies:



Step 7



Assemble them like this:



Step 8



Get these from your supplies: A large black gear, a size 3 axle, and a connector.


Step 9



Assemble them like this:


Step 10



Get these: A 5 hole connector, an axle-hole connector hybrid, and 2 loose pegs

Step 11



Assemble them like this:


Step 12



Put them together like this:


Step 13



Get these:


Step 14



Put these together:


Step 15



Put them like this:



Step 16



Put these together:


Step 17



Put these on:


Step 18



Get this: (can be longer)



Step 19



Put it on like this:



FINAL PRODUCT:



Alternative Implementations



1 comment:

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