art & engineering
The Claw
The Claw was a robot built for the FIRST Robotics Stack Attach competition in 2003, The team competed in Richmond VA as RAPTAR Team #1123. As I recal, the mechanism, which I was responsible for, didn't make it to the competition field due to mass constraints.
Heater jacket interfaces to Miata's engine cooling loop
CAD lift mechanism retracted
CAD of lift mechanism extended
Back of bot in competition confguration
Side of bot with grabber, sans lift mechanism.
opening moov
At the end of the round
the walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds