The mechanical team works with aluminum, plastic, and wood to construct the body of the robot and its mechanisms.

Students learn:

  • To create and manipulate robot parts using:
    • Materials: aluminum plates and extrusions, steel axles and rods, polycarbonate sheet, wood, 3D printed plastics
    • Fasteners: nuts, bolts, screws, rivets, adhesives, etc.
    • Hand Tools: drivers, wrenches, saws, clamps, calipers, punches, etc.
    • Power Tools: drills, saws, lathes, mills, benders
    • Kicker Project?: day 2

For more information see this overview. Additional details can be found here

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