👉 Finger Manipulator MK2
Per the introduction in our previous experiment, we need a manipulator (“👉 the finger”) that can manipulate a product from a gravity-fed shelf and into picking bin.
We’ve previously experimented with using a mutilated pinion, which drives alternately the top and bottom rack.
Today Nick was excited to show me a Thomas the Tank Engine toy he “borrowed” from his son.
👨🔧 Nick: Do you see what I see on the wheels of Thomas?
👨💻 Marcus: Not seeing it yet…
👨🔧 Nick: Our new finger!
The aim of this experiment is to develop a finger that can move in an elliptical motion.