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Is styrofoam any good for buiding i have lots and i am just starting out

styrofoam for robots tutorial:

i dont really recommend using it except for robots in water

i built this robot boat using styrofoam:

Will it make good protection in the sumo events and bot battles

styrofoam sheds when stuff cuts it . . . and i dont believe robots are allowed in these competitions to shed . . .

some foams are really hard . . . but it all depends on what kind of weapons you want to protect against. foam will stop blunt weapons, but nothing sharp . . .

If you coat the styrofoam in a harder substance, then surely it wouldn't shed unless there were very large forces ripping it apart.

Sounds like a good idea, actually :)


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