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4073 G Make it Real


Entry ID #: 6047
Created: Mon, Jan 14, 2019 2:55 PM

My idea is to combine a screw and a standoff. It also functions similarly to a nut. This will lessen the clutter in the toolbox.  With less in each toolbox, everything will be more organized. One can use a nut and a smaller screw to create a standoff. If you just use the smaller screw, the screw insert functions similarly to a nut. If you just use the nut, it is a screw. The screw insert will have many sizes, so space isn’t a problem.With multiple sizes and easy use, this will be something every VEX team wants.   I used Autodesk Inventor to create this part. When doing this challenge, I learned how to use the thread tool on Inventor. I will continue to work with 3D design software to digitally model airplanes. If one is on a competitive robotics team, 3D modelling the robot will allow a judge to see the robot while the team is on the field. Learning to work with 3D design software will help me with my career because I want to be an engineer.

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   larson141 on 01/18/2019

If you are confused, read the description. If you need anything, comment.

   larson141 on 01/18/2019

Thank you!

   Thora838 on 01/18/2019

Nice! Useful, part!

   larson141 on 01/18/2019

Hello! Just so you know, it's not a screw.