How to Create a Delta Robot Project #3dthursday

Here’s a helpful project tutorial process showing how to create a delta bot, and drawing on delta bot example projects from the past from Circuit Monkey’s Blog. To get oriented about what a delta bot is and how it functions, check out the Part I of this series as well.

I used Adobe Illustrator to create the artwork for the top and bottom acrylic base pieces and brought the file over to SYN Shop for cutting.

I used threaded rods at each of the 6 hexagon corners to hold the top and bottom pieces together.

I used ViaCAD to create the mounting brackets for the servos and 3D printed them out.  I ended up doing five revisions to get it right.

During the process of adding the servo motors I had to re-cut the plastic top to get a better fit for the servos, but also added a few hundred holes in a grid pattern to allow mounting of the electronics as needed…..

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Delta frame top

Delta top bottom

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