April 7, 2016

Salad bot

Salad bot will be a robot to harvest leafy green salad

salad bot (4)

Current status

  • Electric knife ordered for testing
  • Box section steel brought for chassis
  • Seeking help

To d0

  1. Build ‘mini railway’ tracking
  2. Order electric wheelchair drive unit
  3. Extend axles on drive unit
  4. Weld chassis
  5. Order parts for conveyor belt
  6. Assemble
  7. Test in ‘manual’ mode
  8. Take it all apart
  9.  Fix bugs, reassemble, repeat
  10. Add relays & Electronics, Pi? Arduino?
  11. Add Wifi