Oh No! Dying GlyphsTags: tips and mechanical
Problem: Glyph Damge due to Robot Design
We were tearing up our glyphs like this because our wheels had no guard for their screws:
More specifically, we had multiple issues with damaging the glyphs. First, the exposed screws on the mechanum wheels (Fig 1) tended to cut into the glyphs as seen in the above picture. As well, you can see relatively sharp edges on the wheels where the block could also be cut, and that the blocks could be pinched by the wheels on the wheel. As well, the corners on the REV and TETRIX pieces cut into thr glyphs when they were rammed into the walls of the field (Fig 2).
Fig 1 Fig 2