• Rules and Safety


    The FRA publishes a comprehensive set of documents for Roboteers and Event organisers to ensure safe, fair and enjoyable competition for everyone.

    Documents for Roboteers

    Build Rules - The cardinal rules for building Fighting Robots.
    Code of Conduct - The professional standards required by the FRA as a condition of membership.
    Competition Regulations - Rules for running and judging FRA competition.
    EMI Guidelines - Electro-Magnetic Interference in Robots and how to deal with it

    Documents for Event Organisers

    Technical Check Sheet - Technical Safety Checks required for competitors at all events.

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    emisnug

    Certification of Full Pressure Ram

    That's a shame. O ring sealing is never fun, and rarely right on the first or second try.

    What pressure are you trying to seal? I'm alright

    emisnug Today, 07:30 Go to last post
    Maxamuslead

    Project Squirrel

    1) There is a couple of methods, a popular one to use something akin to thisjust slid in the gearbox and bolt down the holding block. simple but effective.

    Maxamuslead Today, 07:28 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Project Squirrel

    To address your questions directly:

    1) I can't really answer this one, I don't use drill motors per se (I use a pair of Gimson motors with

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 19:03 Go to last post
    shakesc

    Team Shakesc : Build Diary

    Many things have got in the way of getting the bot this far

    Finally took it for a test drive tonight.

    Not quite finished yet.

    shakesc Yesterday, 18:31 Go to last post
    Outlaw

    Project Squirrel

    Thanks Michael, but now I got more issues... always something with this damn robot, haha...

    Got three that immediately spring into the fray

    Outlaw Yesterday, 17:45 Go to last post
    JeremyCuss

    Certification of Full Pressure Ram

    No, the ram didn't get certified. The valves were pressure tested successfully up to 90 bar, but the ram leaked very badly around the seal. I am planning

    JeremyCuss Yesterday, 16:38 Go to last post
    emisnug

    Certification of Full Pressure Ram

    Hi Jeremy, did your ram get certified in the end? Trev mentioned Robot Wars parts but I didn't catch him before he went off again

    emisnug Yesterday, 14:12 Go to last post
    maddox10

    Keyed shaft

    Or me.

    maddox10 Yesterday, 04:36 Go to last post