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Archive for June, 2019:

Biannual update – Engineering on the fly

Engineering on the fly has been the go to mantra over the last six months or so. We have iterated a few times on our original designs as we progress through the build, encountered problems that were somewhat unknowable at the time and adjusting to suit as we needed. This has made the assembly a much more enjoyable experience overall, as it doesn’t require meticulous over engineering and simulation beforehand. So far the redesigns have been pretty manageable, but the most recent problem has been the trickiest to solve. Once we got the end effector (the moving component that holds
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