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Today we worked on making revisions to the Chassis Robot design as determined during the design review. The electronics board for the chassis is almost done and ready to be lasered out. The current design will likely be altered with the addition of other mechanisms. We opted to make a custom gearbox this year and […]

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Today was not a fast day. We worked on CADing our power cube collector and had a design review for our chassis. This is so we can build one for our programmers to start playing with and making paths for autonomous. In addition we continued to cut apart old aluminum from the 2017 field to […]

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Day 8 , no robot. Check tomorrow. Design is working on the drive train, and other unspecified tasks. A very exclusive interview with Noah Miller has told us, “this design is taking a long time”.  Another revealing meeting with Conor Nickel, quote says “ math”. Our cube manipulator prototype is making great bounds in the […]

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A week has passed as our mechanisms start to come to life. The collector mechanism is going very good. Today the team discovered which wheels are more effective in collection. We also determined how we would climb. Prototypes are coming to the point where they are advancing into higher quality.  Taylor Peterson Bear Metal Robotics

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To whoever is listening, Today we broke off into new groups- 2 competing collection groups (Sub-teams Epsilon and Romeo) and 1 climber group (Sub-teams Alpha and Bravo). The collector groups already had already been working on previous prototypes and were just tweaking them and looking into new options. Specifically: Epsilon Almost done with the hard […]

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