Use of vertical flywheels

I was working on a design for our launcher and was considering using vertical flywheels instead of horizontal but I haven’t really seen any designs using vertical flywheels are there any reasons why

The reason why is that vertical flywheel don’t really launch the discs, they just move them in a direction, like a intake.

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oh ok so i could use the system in working on for the intake rater than the launching ok thank you for the help

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here 87867C Vex Robotics Spin Up Reveal - YouTube

It works

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My first flywheel design was a vertical one you can 100% get it to fly realy far. It is deffenalty something that I might get back into. The main isues was that the disc has a lip around the edge which means there is inconsistent contect it wht the disc. For our design we pushed the flywheel down onto the disc(it was on joint) useing pneumatics.

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I’ve got a one-wheel flywheel and it works pretty well (for a prototype). It’s done by putting a flex wheel next to a wall in order to provide spin.