Roll-Kraft participates in RoboBot competition

PUBLISHED: 29 Jul 13

Sparks fly at RoboBot competition
Sparks fly at RoboBot competition

Roll-Kraft has once again teamed up with the local Chamber of Commerce and AWT (Alliance for Working Together) to sponsor the annual RoboBot competition. This event gives students from local schools the opportunity to work with manufacturing companies to design and manufacture a working robot which then competes in multiple crash-and-bang one-on-one contests.

Between rounds, the students pull together to be sure their robot is in good working condition and ready for the next contest. Eventually, competitors are eliminated and one winner survives.

This day-long event has grown from 10 teams in 2011 to 23 teams in 2013, reflecting the enthusiasm generated in the schools and among local sponsors. The competition is instrumental in forging relationships and ties between local students and the manufacturing community, while providing and developing technical knowledge which will be useful to the students in the future.

Roll-Kraft is a manufacturer of roll tooling for the tube and pipe and roll forming industry. The company has a large staff of highly experienced in-house engineers who design tooling on a daily basis that is used worldwide. The RoboBot event allows them the unique opportunity to work with individual students and share hands-on knowledge. Beyond engineering, the students also actively participate in the manufacturing process, giving the students confidence in setting and meeting goals that result in a complete workable robot, ready to compete.

Roll-Kraft, USA
Tel: + 1 440 205 3100

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