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Mindstorms NXT Forklift Truck & Bin Emptying Machine

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I’m currently working on a Sorting Factory, complete with LEGO Mindstorms NXT Forklift Truck and Bin Emptying Robot. Part of a larger project I’m currently working on (partly visible in the upper-left corner of photographs). The Forklift is used to deliver full Bins of balls to be emptied by the Bin Emptying Machine, and then the empty bin is taken away, back to the processing facility.

LEGO® Mindstorms NXT Forklift Truck

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I’ve been working on building my contribution to the May 2012, NXTLog Competition. Part of my project needs a method to transport models of the large open top pallet type bins used to transport vegetables, such as potatoes, cabbages and pumpkins. I decided on a ‘Line Following Forklift Truck’ to do the job.

Line-Following Rotacaster Dump Truck

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As promised a week or so ago, “too put the New Rotacaster Omni-Wheels through their paces”. They where just what I need for the Line-following Dump Truck I’ve build developing as part of a larger on going project. The Rotacasters defiantly help the Truck negotiate the tight corners on my test Line-following mat.

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