Klann Krab Design. (In Autodesk Inventor)

This design uses the “Klaan” mechanism. Assembled in Autodesk Inventor.

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Inventor and STEP files

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Actual Built Robot

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That is fantastic. Nicely done. How do the leg mechanisms work? I would love to see how that’s setup.

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It’s a very simple mechanism.

Klann Krab Section
Klann Mechanism

It’s not for turning as it only works in a straight line.
I used it in a lesson for my 2nd year students in their Machine Design course.

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Another interesting mechanism is the Jensen Linkage. Jensen linkage

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The Strandbeast was a cool IQ version of the Jensen Linkage: https://www.hexbug.com/robotic-strandbeast-instructions-788.html

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This forum is flagging me as spam. That is excessive. I guess this isn’t the place to share stuff.

It’s difficult to know the context of who marked them and why they marked them as spam.

In this case, I have a hard time finding a reason to have these posts marked as spam. They’re illustrating interesting mechanical designs and linkages.

The “system” marked them as spam because Jason is a new user and had links to the same domain (wikipedia) in multiple posts. I’ve restored them all.

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This is great stuff. I wish I had chosen engineering instead of biochemistry. Mechanical crabs are way more interesting than organic chemistry.

Would this be possible to build in EDR? I think it would be fun to see a big metal crab bot

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