Building your ROVER RUCKUSSM competition rover? Whether it’s for mineral mining or a lunar lift, we have a comprehensive offering of elements ready to transform your robot. Keep scrolling to discover tips and inspiration for using TETRIX® as a part of your lunar lander.
TIPS & INSPIRATION
These stand-off posts deliver the precision and flexibility you’ll need to engineer a rover that’s ready for anything. A powerful customization tool, the posts work as either spacers or connectors and are perfect for maintaining consistent thickness across the module.
This two-pack of TETRIX MAX Adjustable Servo Brackets gives you the freedom to customize your rover to fit the needs of your build. The adjustable hole pattern helps to make sure the servo and the gear mesh well to eliminate slippage.
Steel D-shaft axles keep your bot moving and grooving in this year’s game. These strong, versatile elements are an important part of your build, no matter where your imagination takes you.
Give your bot some lift with the TETRIX MAX Rack and Pinion Linear Slide Pack. These pieces are put together at different lengths and are easy to configure. Innovate and create linear motion for a versatile build.
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Modify these flats in ways as innumerable as the stars. Not only are the flats super easy to customize, they are made with versatile robots in mind. Check out the myriad connection points, multiple ways for the hole pattern to align, and rounded corners that allow for rotational movement.
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Keep your motor bolted to your rover in more ways than one with the versatile TETRIX MAX DC Motor Mount. This mount comes in two pieces and has several optional points for attaching your robot’s motor so any configuration will fit the TETRIX hole pattern.
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These TETRIX MAX All-Terrain Tires turn your rover into a true moon explorer. They give your rover proper ground clearance, traction to climb any terrain, and a tread that can clamber over loose obstacles with ease. Need multiple options? Check out the assortment in the TETRIX MAX Wheel Pack.
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This kit has everything you need to add up to 6.5 feet of tank tread to your rover or create a formidable conveyor belt to mine those mineral deposits.
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Keep your powertrain options open with this handy pack containing five feet of chain with links and two each of the 16-tooth, 24-tooth, and 32-tooth sprockets.
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The TETRIX MAX Bevel Gear and Acetal Bearing allows for unique configurations of transfer of motion, including splitting single output from a motor in multiple directions. This aluminum gear gives your rover the strength and motion you need to traverse any terrain.
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The TETRIX MAX Gear Pack comes with 40-, 80-, and 120-tooth gears to help you maximize your mechanical advantage. Solid aluminum construction helps to keep consistency in your gear setup. Looking for more? The TETRIX MAX Advanced Gear Pack has what you need.
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Made from heavy-duty aluminum, the TETRIX MAX Channels are sturdy enough to hold your rover together over any terrain. With multiple lengths to choose from, there’s almost no design you can’t build using these lightweight but strong pieces. Need a variety? Check out our TETRIX MAX Structure Pack.
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Make connecting a snap with this pack of cables. This conversion pack enables you to directly connect the TorqueNADO® motor to the FIRST®-approved expansion hub. All it takes is one quick step to get your rover rolling.
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With its compact design, built-in high-resolution encoder, 100 rpm, and 700 oz-in. of torque, the TorqueNADO motor is the perfect combination of precision and strength for your competition rover robot.
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