Robot info

Robot:

BETA


Type:

HammerBot


Team:

Robo Challenge

Grant Cooper, John Reid, David Moulds


Hometown:

Birmingham, UK


Sponsors:
Robo Challenge Ltd, AutoDesk, OptiPower. Guhring Machine Tools, Teng Tools


Builder info

Builder:

Grant Cooper


Job:
Grant Cooper – Creative Engineer at Robo Challenge Ltd for TV shows and PR campaigns
John Reid – Self-employed software and Design Engineer
David Moulds – Engineer and robotics programmer at Cadbury Chocolate

Years competing:
Grant Cooper – 10 years
John Reid – 18 years
David Moulds – 10 years

Favorite tool:

Manual Bridgeport Mill and a Steel Rule


Favorite robot:

Robot – has a minimalistic yet stylish and functional form without over-complication


Interesting fact:
Grant Cooper: “I’ve built machines to break 3 manned land speed world records.”
John Reid: “I am the reigning champion for non-ridden power tool drag racing.”
David Moulds: “I once got drunk and slept in a bathtub, maybe more than once.”