Ardumower 2.0

Ardumower Arctic Hare (Update 2)

Holiday is over and the printer (Raise3D N2 +) is back on duty. Piece by piece the body is coming together quite nicely. When doing a design (concept) I always want to test print every part and do adjustment before sharing it. I sometimes found it hard to visualize everything within the CAD environment and […]

3D printed lawnmower assembly
robot lawnmower

Saturday’s Night Fun

Tonight I 3D Printed mounting brackets for the front wheels. I have acquired some cheap and simple testing wheels which will be used before I spend time and effort designing my own with proper bearings. My final wheels will also be more ball-like, so they want stuck as easy in terrain. Before doing the design I also […]

3D printer filament stock
Filament

My Filament Stock

There are a lot of different filament out there. The characteristics varies between different types/brands. It can be difficult to find the right filament that suits you and your projects needs. I always like to try different filament to test and see their characteristics. I buy almost my filament exclusively from 3DPrima because of its ease of access. So my line-up contains PrimaValue […]

Second wheel 3d printed with PETG
3d-print robot lawnmower

PART 10 FRESH FROM THE PRINTER

Tonight Part 10 was finished, the second wheel for the Valify Robot lawnmower. The print took around 44h and conusmed approximately 550grams of PrimaSelect PETG filament. I was running this part with 3 shells and 15% infill because the wheel has to handle bumps and other forces. The part that came out OK. I could see minimal lifting […]

robot lawnmower

Electrical Layout and Planning

There are many electrical things to be assembled in the robot and it’s time to start planning where all electronics are going to be mounted inside the robot. I started working with the mounts for the Jetson TX2, SSD and a mount plate below the Jetson TX2 for mounting different things (RTK and 9DOF for example). 3D […]