Answered: Rubber Bands

Will rubber bands be available for use in gateway. The reason I ask is because the manipulator for our robot uses rubber bands to keep the game piece holding system from bending too far foward. If we can use rubber bands, then what type can we use?

Let’s take a look at the applicable rule from the VEX Gateway Manual.

Rubber bands are a part of the VEX Robotics Design System and can be found on this page: . Thus, these exact rubber bands and any rubber bands which are identical are legal for use in VEX Gateway.