This tutorial documents the build process of Precious Plastic Pro Shredder, as supplied by Citizen Scientific for the North American context.
Machines & Tools, Recycling & Upcycling, Robotics
Step 1 - Tools
(punch) for knocking out leftover metal slugs
Socket wrench( 2x)
Screwdriver (directing the slide nuts)
Step 2 - Table Parts
|M8 x 20 Bolts
|M8 x 16 Bolts
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only 24 brackets in use?
112 washers and nuts
Step 3 - Table Construction
XX Socket Wrench
4x Side Plates
32x T nuts
32x M8x16mm Bolts
- Lay one 1200mm beam horizontally in your workspace. Add a 600mm beam perpendicular at each end, forming a staple shape. (see image 5 for final shape reference)
- Using 8 total washers, slide 2 at a time into each rail at the corner, approximating the hole pattern on the side plates. (image 2)
- Using a screwdriver to position the T-nuts, add an M8x16 Bolt and washer through the side plate into each T nut. (images 3 and 4)
- Secure with a socket wrench. Repeat on the other side of the 1200mm beam.