Loading
Hey! This thing is still a Work in Progress. Files, instructions, and other stuff might change!

Tank tread

by NewtonRob, published

Tank tread by NewtonRob Aug 11, 2012
0 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

Thing Info

2641Views 991Downloads Found in Robotics
Report Thing

Summary

Tank tread

Instructions

The treads are small. I'm not sure there is enough plastic to withstand the strain.

The holes are 1mm. I'm using solid core wire to join the links.

I am interested in a link design that does not use wire or screws to link them.

I have the first attemp at a wheel. 5mm shaft. No captive nut for set screw yet.

More from Robotics

view more

Thing Info

2641Views 991Downloads Found in Robotics
Report Thing

Liked By

View All

License

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag. Print Thing Tag

All Apps

This App connects Thingiverse with Makeprintable, a cloud-based mesh repair service that analyzes, validates and repairs most common mesh errors that can occur when preparing a 3D design file for p...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

This makes me think - since extruded plastic isn't strong enough to make tank treads, is there perhaps a way to use heavy duty staples? They're strong and cheap. Hmmm.

I don't mind using wire, but I think the plastic will break. I will try making it a little bigger. I was trying to keep it 15mm wide. It is currently 7.5mm high. I may try to keep it 15mm wide and make it 10mm high.

I also have to design the wheels to drive it. 8-)

Top