PECM Issue 23 2016 - Page 51

Electrical & Electronics Guhring Drill Is The Top Prize For Robot War Warriors Over the summer months obot Wars has been back on our TV screens with 40 distinct combat robots battling it out for the prestigious accolade of being crowned the 2016 champion. elf built by the competitors and fighting in a purpose built arena, the six-episode series has been watched by over 2 million people each week. The rand Final was won by pollo, a robot captained and driven by Dave Young. As one of the ouse obots that featured in the eries, ir illalot is a 0kg robot with a 2. tonne pincer grip and a top speed of 10mph. On one arm is a 300kg arm lift that outweighs all competitors and on the other arm is a 2inch taper shank drill from uhring. The uhring 2 eries Taper hank Drill has been used throughout the series as a tactical feature in battles with contestants. Manufactured by Robo Challenge, a Birmingham based company of enthusiastic, creative and downright whacky engineers, ir illalot is ust one of many prestigious projects that Robo Challenge has delivered. As well as featuring heavily in the hit TV show with ir illalot, obo Challenge was also tasked with designing and manufacturing the coveted trophy. A trophy that has another iconic masterpiece at its centre, the uhring 2 eries Drill. ODU-MAC ® THE ALL-ROUND SOLUTION FOR AUTOMATIC DOCKING Compact modular connector system The intelligent path to customer-specific connections: ODU-MAC – our versatile modular connector solution enables the transmission of power, high current, high voltage, coax, high-speed data, fiber optics and other media such as air or fluid. For your made-to-measure connection. Fail-safe performance thanks to outstanding contact reliability 6 standard docking solutions High packing density 30 different high-speed inserts in the field of data technology Up to 100,000 mating cycles Stable low contact resistance ODU-MAC strain relief housing for optimal protection New ODU-MAC® strain relief housing ODU-UK Ltd. Phone: +44 1509 266433 sales@odu-uk.co.uk www.odu-uk.co.uk Issue 23 PECM 51