• FRA

    About 


    The Fighting Robots Association is the governing body for robotic combat and competition. Featuring robots that have competed in Robot Wars, Battlebots, Technogames and others our members make up a strong community of roboteers dedicated to the sport.
    As a professional organisation established in 2003 we oversee the safety of the sport. In addition to maintaining rules for building, fighting and judging competition robotics we provide a community for our members including an online forum and website.

    Aims 


    Promotion and education of all things to do with robots, of all weights, shapes and sizes.
    To provide consistency with regard to open event safety, arenas and robot build rules.
    To centralise communications, in effect be a library of contacts and to promote the sport.
    To encourage the set up of regional meeting clubs, that are either part of the FRA or affiliated to the FRA.
    To endeavour to work with other countries associations for the betterment of our sport.
    To represent roboteer interests in negotiations with other bodies.
    To generally make the roboteers lot a better one.

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    Zenith

    Team Health & Safety - First Time Builder

    Dutch Robot Games @ Bright Day 2017 - 18th & 19th of November 2017

    Day 1


    When I put my name down for the BrightDay event

    Zenith Today, 17:11 Go to last post
    Shakey

    Recommend a 3D printer

    Absolutely not, just make sure you're using a good heat bed surface like PEI and in a not so draughty area. I've been printing for years now on an enclosed

    Shakey Today, 13:16 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen - Shu!

    So scratch the last couple of posts.

    I've taken the electronics out of Osu and put them in Shu! as the former needs to be rebuilt into a

    Ocracoke Today, 00:39 Go to last post
    typhoon_driver

    Recommend a 3D printer

    I'm afraid to say you aren't going to be using a 3D printer to make usable pulleys for a featherweight. Beetle is pushing it. Ant weights love 3D printed

    typhoon_driver Yesterday, 23:29 Go to last post
    supernova

    Recommend a 3D printer

    So to print using ABS I need an enclosed printer? I hope to build feather weights too so may want to print pulleys if possible.

    I'll do some

    supernova Yesterday, 20:31 Go to last post
    Roboteernat

    Recommend a 3D printer

    if this is all you want it for, then yes you can, remember, that some printers are not enclosed, so you may want to stick to PLA, or build a chamber for

    Roboteernat Yesterday, 14:03 Go to last post
    typhoon_driver

    Recommend a 3D printer

    Cr-10

    typhoon_driver Yesterday, 13:12 Go to last post
    supernova

    Recommend a 3D printer

    I'm looking to make brackets, moulds, case for electronics etc. Doesn't need to be too strong... can I do this with the above suggestions? Thanks for

    supernova Yesterday, 12:05 Go to last post