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Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition by David Cook

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APPENDIX B

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Appendix B

This appendix covers printing Sandwich robot parts. A 3D printer is so essential to robotics that it will become as commonplace as the multimeter. The appendix begins with laying out a Lego cross-axle coupler in a CAD (computer-aided design) program. From there, several failures in creating a rubberized wheel are followed by a successful hybrid. Finally, the robot’s body connects everything together in a complete custom package.

Getting Into 3D Printing

Most robots are unique creations. Often, you either need to machine custom parts (requiring a shop and experience) or you need to compromise your imagination by repurposing ...

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