Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Evezor - Open source robotic arm multi-tool

  1. #1
    Supporting Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2017
    Posts
    220
    Thanks
    11
    Thanked 130 Times in 70 Posts

    Elizabeth Greene's Tools

    Evezor - Open source robotic arm multi-tool

    This video is from a failed kickstarter for "Evezor". It is/was an open source robotic arm that took a variety of different end effectors to 3d print, engrave, draw, foam cut, pick-and-place, and a bunch of other things. They didn't reach their goal for mass production, but I think the inventor still sells them. Being open source, the "source code" including models and plans for all the parts to build it as well as the software to run it are freely available.



    Here it is milling wood:


    Tapping a bazillion holes:


    Drilling a bunch of Acrylic tubes:
    ... this would have been a lot better if the arbors on the rotary axis had been tapered to center the tubes. Maybe that was part of the spec?


    As a vinyl cutter:


    And Welding:
    (I'm surprised this worked. Exposed electronics and stepper drivers get fidgety around welders in my experience.)

    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Elizabeth Greene For This Useful Post:

    Jon (Jul 8, 2021), nova_robotics (Jul 8, 2021)

  3. #2
    Supporting Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Posts
    826
    Thanks
    3,207
    Thanked 367 Times in 216 Posts

    nova_robotics's Tools
    That's cool. I'm in need of a 6 axis CNC mill to machine a whole butt ton of delrin (hundreds, maybe thousands of components). I wonder if something like this would work instead. I don't see any adjustments on... anything. There's no way that first welded connection after the z-axis is square. It looks like it would be a nightmare to get each axis trammed in. If you could get everything square it might be a neat machine.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •