A Rube Goldberg machine is a machine of chain reactions, using many parts to complete a simple task in a convoluted or complicated manner. Machines are usually made of separate devices or mechanisms which will activate the next.

The project brief stated that although the purpose of the machine is…

Since the canister suffered from a blow out I haven't been able to establish a tight seal. With time of the essence and long cure times for the sealants adhesives I have access to, the canister wouldn't be ready in time for the deadline. …

Quick update! The social media post of the 3D printed stabiliser I designed gained traction and was even shared by the software developers, this is definitely an area I will continue to explore.

This is a super quick post about some of the final tweaks and mods that have been…

Just a quick post to wrap up my stabiliser design. Having collected the parts from the printer yesterday (and being convinced to place an order for my own) I have successfully fitted the additional device to my robot.

The assembly process doesn't need explanation and can be seen in the…

Michael Colwell

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering with Management TCD, Head of Ergonomic Design at Formula Trinity.

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