|Edison Robot Case Version 2.0|
Background: Following feedback from staff over the first print the student was challenged to make improvements on the design to make it more user friendly.
Level of Difficulty: Medium - this is an update of a previous print that has worked, but this student is making adjustments with the intention of making improvements. The original design had a combined battery and cord space and he wanted to seperate the two into distinct areas. In the first print/design this area was a combined space and the robot was not able to fit into the space so it was tilted, the student was looking at a way of stacking multiple robots in a space with all thier equipment.
Timeframe: Seven hours to print (8mm nozzle).
Process: Unsatisfied with the original design the student modified it in Tinkercad to make the changes that he thought was required.
What we would do differently: Although it isn't perhaps obvious from viewing the photographs supplied the batteries were originally intended to be standing up in the space above occupied by the connection wire - however this space was only able to have three batteries standing in the area vertically which was the intention. The student has indicated that he can make improvements and will redesign the print accordingly. He has been asked to think about ways in which multiple robots can be stored and the boxes linked together and also the possibilities of individualising each box for ease of location of specific robots (as we currently have a dozen at our school).