Using Human-Centered design principles to improve a user’s water bottle filling experience. The Fountain Flex is a light low-profile sleeve and funnel that allows users to easily fill water bottles at any sink or fountain.
Created 3D printed molds to create a flexible silicon part. Four sets of iterations over 10 weeks. Learned the importance of “Build, Build, Build.”
Designed, fabricated, and calibrated a Center of Gravity Scale for use the validation of robot’s vertical and horizontal center of gravity, and weight for manufacturing quality checks
Scale uses 4 load cells capable of 150kg load each, with a combined resolution of 0.5kg and a coordinate resolution of +/- 5 mm. Data is fed into an Arduino, with results displayed on a screen, or displayed on computer’s serial monitor.