F1 R-type

This resource from Boxford describes the manufacturing of an R-type car for the F1 in Schools competition. It includes exemplar CAD files for the balsa block from which the car is made and a variety of jigs. The material constraints for the design are described. Detailed step-by-step instructions, with supporting screenshots, are given for the use of Geocam software to simulate the machining process and manufacture the car using a CNC router. Curriculum links include using CAD drawings to manufacture products with CAM machines.

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