Servo Magazine (November 2018)

Safe(r) Beetleweight Testing: Building a Test Enclosure is Easier than I Thought

By Nik Buchholz    View In Digital Edition  


Any builder in any weight class will tell you that fighting bots are dangerous. Safety personnel at events have told us to treat our bots like firearms; combat robots are weapons and should always be turned off and restrained except when in a safe environment. So, it’s a good idea to have a test box that is safe itself in which to test how our bots are going to act.

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