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As part of my effort to make our life easier through robotics, I have made a low-cost cleaning bot called Scrub Bot. This state of the art cleaning ro...
You will need: (x1) Frisbee (x3) Scrubber brushes (x3) Adjustable tracks (x2) Computer fans (of the same size) (x1) 9V battery connector (x1) 9V batt...
Drill holes in the end of each scrubber brush such that you can later bolt on the adjustable track parallel along its length. You can use the ends of...
Place 1-1/2" bolts down through the adjustable track such that the middle slider part is facing upwards. Insert one or two nuts to space the track of...
Place the slider bracket flush with the edge of the frisbee and make marks for drilling. These marks should be made in such a way that it splits the ...
Drill holes in the frisbee with an 1/8" drill bit.
Flip the frisbee upside down and tightly fasten the middle sliders to the frisbee using 1/2" nuts and bolts. The brushes should now be acting to crea...
Turn your fans into vibrating motors by cutting off some of the fan blades. You should try to avoid making them evenly symmetrical by cutting off the...
Zip tie the 9V battery between the two fans such that the fan brackets are facing inwards and the rotors are facing outwards, such that they can spin ...
Cut off the motor connectors. Strip back the wire insulation and twist together the red wires from both fans with the red wire from the battery connec...
Drill a series of 8 holes such that you can later pass a zip tie through the frisbee and through each corner of the fan motor and then back through th...
Zip tie each corner of the the fan assembly to the frisbee using the holes you drilled in Step 10. Trim off the excess zip ties when you are done.
Plug in the battery and you are ready to clean. Placing the brushes in differing positions creates different patterns of motion. Try experimenting. ...
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