I figured out a simple and easy lock mechanism for intakes to fix nearly all compression issues. The tricky balancing game between strength, being able to bend the intakes back, the bands not snapping, and the arm spreading when the tilter is tilted forwards is solved by a simple lock as seen below or on
So I have a tray robot, and it is able to pick 8+ cubes. But after picking up and stacking about 2 full stacks of 7 to 8, the intake starts to struggle to pick up the same number of cubes. The intake seems to loose a bit of compression. I know the problem is not the motor, because the motor never stalls. Does anyone else have this issue? What can I do to prevent this from happening?
Hello all! I am experiencing intake issues regarding compression, and having trouble moving my filter forward with a lot of cubes. Attached is a youtube video demonstrating my intakes, and pictures of my intakes and tilter. If anyone has any ideas to help me, that would be appreciated. Thanks!
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After about the 4th cube, my intake takes 1-2 seconds to intake more cubes. What are some ways I can go to fix this?
Our team has a tray bot that can go as low as 30 degrees, and we are working on a tray that expands for room for 14 cubes. I wanted to do some research to see what intake could possibly do that right. Assuming torque is not a problem (can just use 100rpm motors with 12 or 18 tooth sprockets) what are some good tips to help with compression? Is there a way to make the flaps grippier or have a certain flap pattern that fixes compression? How far apart should the chain itself be from the chain …
I am having trouble getting cubes up my tray. Im using a bot that has a 2-bar with rollers on the ends of them and a folding tray for them to go into. Right now, however, the bot can only hold 4 cubes at a time before the intake loses the compression to push up another one.
Hello all! I have been struggling with my intakes. When I add a lot of compression, they twist, so they cannot intake cubes. When I lower compression, They still twist
In the dropdown are pictures of my bracing and intakes
@TaranMayer and their guide, however that wouldn’t work on my robot. I have the 448x lock, but reverse. It extends out a lot at maximum making it unable to grab a cube. When it’s straight with the arms, it can grab them with that compression fine. Attached are pictures. [20191003_184358] [20191003_184404] [20191003_184849]
[image] [image] [image] I’m using an intake where they fold up and i’m having troubles increasing compression so that the intakes are able to pull up 10+ cubes. Currently it can only hold 9 cubes. Additionally, i’m also struggling with expanding everything as my cube rack cant get passed my intakes once it’s folded. Anyone have any suggestions?
If you use 18 tooth sprockets, make the rollers almost paralell with the tray, and increase the angle of your tray, you should be able to do at least 12 cubes with enough compression.