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Need some urgent help in Hydraulics!! Answered

I want to participate in a Robowar tournament in IIT, India. For the weapon I am planning to use Hydraulic claw just like Razor from Robotwars. Could someone please tell me what are parts needed for the hydraulics?    

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Best Answer 9 years ago

Hydraulics need high pressure pumps, pressure bypass valves, oil reservoirs and double acting hydraulic valves for the ram.

They can be VERY dangerous to play with.

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Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves
Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves

Answer 9 years ago

steveastrouk could you please give a brief explanation about double acting hydraulic valves for the ram.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 9 years ago

Hydraulic cylinders usually use two ports, one to push the rod out, and one to push the rod in, the valve needs to operate in both directions. When the end stops are reached, the pressure bypass in the pump kicks in, and oil flows in the pump/reservoir circuit

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Re-design
Re-design

9 years ago

THis is going to be expensive. Google "12 volt hydraulic pump" . THen look for a cylinder, valves. lines and a tank to see what I mean.

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Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves
Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves

Answer 9 years ago

Yup, using hydraulics is expensive, what do you reckon about pneumatic?

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Re-design
Re-design

9 years ago

I'll bet it uses an air piston with a valve and storage tank.

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iceng
iceng

Answer 9 years ago

+1

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onrust
onrust

Answer 9 years ago

Air? Could CO2 be used? The small tanks from a pint ball gun would be sweet.

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iceng
iceng

Answer 9 years ago

Or N2

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Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves
Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves

Answer 9 years ago

The Razor uses hydraulics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razer_(robot)
Here is a video of it in action
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e4cHWS2758

Could someone please tell me the parts required for this hydraulic system?