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This hydraulic arm was a homework for my daughter's school. The idea was to create a toy from recycled materials. Hope you enjoy. Video:
- Pieces of cardboard - 8 syringes - 1,5 meter hose (aquarium pump) - 15 Plastic clamps - 2 screws with 3 washers and 4 nuts - 1 ...
We made two drawings of what would be the arm and joints. This allowed us to readily quantify the material being used. After choosing the model that we ...
The gripper is designed to move just one piece. It was more simple. The "finger" was pasted fixed and mobile was seated on a shaft made with a ...
The base was made from two pieces of cardboard in order to support arm and accommodate syringes in the same set. The movable part has two holes: - ...
After created the arm, claw and base pieces together to test out the movements and check if everything is working properly. Once assembled, we found that the syringe ...
After completing the check and corrected minor errors, disassembled the arm as far as giving and paint. After the paint dries, put together definitely.
We chose four colors to color the water and fill the syringes. Fill the hose and then put a syringe (without air inside - close) on one end. ...
I hope you enjoyed.
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