Floor Cleaning Robot

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Introduction: Floor Cleaning Robot

In this instructable you will be building a simple floor cleaning robot.

A similar instructable was published before: https://www.instructables.com/id/Big-3-Solderless-Bristle-bot

The robot will move like shown in the videos:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=BoFnqoZEKX8

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ug7GfbCNehs

You will need:
 - brush
 - AA battery holder
 - 3 V motor
 - plasticine/play dough or blue tag
 - short piece of thick wire
 - small wheel or part of wheel (to attach to motor)
 - rubber band

Step 1: Brush

Place a piece of plasticine on to the brush.

Step 2: Battery Holder

Attach the battery holder onto the brush.

Step 3: Motor

Attach the motor with plasticine on to the battery holder.

Attach a piece of stripped wire (I used transparent) to motor armature as show in the figure.

Step 4: Wires

Attach wires and piece of wheel to motor.

Step 5: Complete

Now to robot is complete. All you have to do is flip the switch.

You can rotate the motor to control the direction of movement.

The robot will move like shown in the videos:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=BoFnqoZEKX8

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ug7GfbCNehs

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    But dude how its work

    Awesome, now lets make some really big ones.

    You can use hot glue and some other kind of system to change direction. This actually won't clean your floor. It's just something fun to screw around with

    sweetness could you make vid for it