Rack attachment for lifting built with LEGO Mindstorms EV3

This construction demonstrates one way of using а rack with a gear wheel. It allows to turn circular motion in to a liniar one.

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  • #638
  • 01 Feb 2019

To construct this you will need

  • LEGO Mindstorms EV3 45560 Education Resource

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Improving FLL Robot Game. Using a rack for Lifting.

The next step of lifting a robot to a mission model is to try to use a rack.

Improving FLL Robot Game. Teacher Notes. Liftting the robot with a Rack

Using the rack depends on the experience of the team. Based on this a different number of gear wheels and racks would be used.

Improving FLL Robot Game. A rack will not work for lifting this robot

Building a rack is a very important skill during competitions. You should try to build one, learn how to use it and have it as a tool for you next robots. But for this particular BoxRobot, we will not continue with a rack.

Improving FLL Robot Game. Task. Lift with a Rack

Build a rack and try to lift the robot with this rack. 

Courses and lessons with this Material

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