2015 – Jimmy John

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Name

Jimmy John

Named after Jimmy and John, two of our graduating college mentors.

Status

Out-of-Service

Season Record

  • Howell:
    • Rank 20
    • Average Qual Score: 47.50
    • Average Playoff Score: 95.80
    • Semi-Finalist
  • Woodhaven:
    • Rank 3
    • Average Qual Score: 74.17
    • Average Playoff Score: 78.60
    • Semi-Finalist
  • Bedford:
    • Rank 14
    • Average Qual Score: 89.67
    • Average Playoff Score: 114.80
    • Semi-Finalist
  • States:
    • Rank 60
    • Average Qual Score: 135.50
    • Average Playoff Score: 127.50
    • Eighth-Finalists
  • Archimedes (Worlds):
    • Rank 31
    • Average Qual Score: 115.60
    • Average Playoff Score: 165.50
    • Quarter-Finalist


Specifications:

Drive Train
  • 6″ Mecanum Wheels
  • 7:1 Gear Ratio- 16ft/sec at 4300rpm
  • 60lbs of thrust
  • 36lbs total weight
  • Direct gearing for simpler, cheaper, and easily maintainable drivetrain
Eagle Wings
  • 18′ total wingspan
  • Designed to quickly grab all four recycling containers from the center step in Auton
  • Rotation driven by 2x BaneBot 775-12 motors with 16:1 BaneBot planetary gearboxes
  • 1.4:1 custom gears to rotate arms
  • 50lb fishing line used to retract arms
  • Retraction driven by 2x BaneBot 775-12 motors with 4:1 BaneBot planetary gearboxes
  • Quick and easy “shaft-collar-winch” used for fishing line
  • 15lb gas springs used to help raise arms and keep them lifted in case the fishing line breaks
Lift
  • Belt-style lift used for maximum flexibility of use
  • Urethan/cotton flat belting used, sewn together with fishing line
  • Special set of hooks for lifting already stacked totes
  • Special hook for optimal recycling container lifting
  • Pneumatic assist for placing recycling container on six totes
  • Can hold up to five totes OR one recycling can and four totes
  • Can lift a container or tote to max level
  • Uses AndyMark Sonic Shifter with (2) CIM motors for gearing
  • Final gear ratio is 40:1 in low gear and 10.2:1 in high gear
  • 250lb lifting force in low gear, 64lb lifting force in hight gear
  • 1.88ft/sec lift in low gear, 7.4ft/sec lift in hight gear (at 4300rpm)
  • Shifting gearbox used to quickly elevate a recycle container to the max level
  • Limit switch and encoder used to control and index the left