Team SawBlaze Wins BattleBot Rounds and Enthusiastic Fans

Unique Overhead Saw and Flamethrower Robot Design becomes fan favorite on BattleBots

Challenge

Develop battling robots quickly and cost-effectively to maximize the competitiveness of robot SawBlaze as part of the “BattleBots” television series, while simultaneously demonstrating its overhead saw and flamethrower design.

Solution

Utilize Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS CAD, simulation, PCB, and visualization software so the team can leverage a range of productivity-enhancing solutions.

Results
  • Developed sensor board to control brushless motor in one week
  • Reduced motor spin-up time by 60 percent
  • Accelerated BattleBots application development with photorealistic visuals
  • Completed design checks and built robot in one month