Introduction: Floor Cleaning Robot

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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

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Place a piece of plasticine on to the brush.

Step 2: Battery Holder

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Attach the battery holder onto the brush.

Step 3: Motor

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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

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Attach wires and piece of wheel to motor.

Step 5: Complete

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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

Comments

UnstableEagle (author)2016-03-23

Cool!

Ayush0007 (author)2015-11-30

But dude how its work

Window Cleaner (author)2014-09-07

Awesome, now lets make some really big ones.

Sergeant Sarcasm (author)2013-08-25

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

mark.glickman (author)2013-06-30

what do you mean by "vid"?

bridgerbla (author)2013-06-30

sweetness could you make vid for it

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