Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by Shakey » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:50 pm

I like the look of the 6wd bot, always good to see more people experimenting!

On the printed chassis it's nice but that's some really bad warping at the back.
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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:59 pm

Yeah the guy mentioned that the back corners curved up a bit due to shrinkage, but he'll refund me if find it to be bad once I've check in person.
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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:59 pm

Just for future reference how would I go about avoiding that on future prints?
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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by Shakey » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:05 pm

Manual support structures in the print.
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Essentially you want to eliminate any sharp points (Corners), thin edges or just areas of low surface area in contact with the bed of the printer. Green shows the manual support added for later removal.
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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:29 pm

Shakey wrote:Manual support structures in the print.
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Essentially you want to eliminate any sharp points (Corners), thin edges or just areas of low surface area in contact with the bed of the printer. Green shows the manual support added for later removal.
Ah such a simple solution, thanks for the heads up.
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CSB 1 (retired) CSB 2 (under construction).

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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:54 pm

So something like this?

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CSB 1 (retired) CSB 2 (under construction).

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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:10 pm

Now the plot thickens, I've just been told the back did have support when it was printed.
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Killer-Wolf (2.0), Bunny-Ears (1.5), Blue-Terror (CAD).
Featherweights:
CSB 1 (retired) CSB 2 (under construction).

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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by Shakey » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:09 pm

He probably used the slicers built in support which is always rubbish.

BTW your support on the above image has it's own warping problem. On the corners of the support structure at the base you want the little circle pads like on the corner of my support in the top bit of my pic.
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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:19 pm

Ah right.

Oh right I'll make the correction, Thanks for the help Alex.
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CSB 1 (retired) CSB 2 (under construction).

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Re: Team Coolspeedbot's robot builds

Post by coolspeedbot » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:10 pm

Parts arrived, did a test fit:

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parts just fit:

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And... it is over weight... what luck:

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Antweights:
Killer-Wolf (2.0), Bunny-Ears (1.5), Blue-Terror (CAD).
Featherweights:
CSB 1 (retired) CSB 2 (under construction).

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