What is the terminology that you use for the robber band rollers that are part of a snail bot design. We end up calling both them and the tank tread rollers that pull the balls out of the goals the same thing and I need a different name.
rubber band rollers are referred to as rubber band rollers
A very advanced naming strategy would be to call them treads and rollers.
In all seriousness this shouldn’t be very difficult. Maybe call them top intakes and bottom intakes. Maybe call them bands and flaps. Maybe call them r-r-rollers and trollers. Maybe boings and slaps. Any of those ideas could work.
I’ve heard them called rubber band rollers and sometimes rob rollers.
I would call them rubber band rollers or rubber band enhanced rollers. So +1 for Xenon27
But with the level of silly that goes on around here I present "Round grabby with sticcy streechers. " (spelling intended)
my team refers to them to air filters because of the fact that they look like the air filter of a car
You make a very fair point.
In this specific game my team refers to them as secondary intakes in the notebook. A more general term would just be rollers or as you mentioned “rubber band rollers”.
So my team sometimes refers to them as rubberband rollers or on a special occasion Rubber Band Rollers
anything with a suspicious youtube link is referred to as rick rollers
We should all just call them Rick Rollers to be funny.
look up goliath intakes. Thats what I call em.
Normally we don’t consider whether is it using rubber band or standoff, etc.
but the proper naming is by looking at the orientation and also the approach of intake.
so for this particular intake approach, you have rightly identified it as roller intake.
As for the orientation, i presume you are looking at horizontal arrangement?
so that will be horizontal roller intake.
just for info - for the roller intake method commonly used in Tower Takeover, it is called side-roller intake.
and during ITZ - the so-called goliath intake (which i am totally against this naming), it is actually the top roller intake.
In the Midwest I frequently hear them referred to as Combine intakes because they look like a Combine Tractor used for harvesting.