How to Make Hydraulic Powered Robotic Arm from Cardboard

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Robots powered by hydraulic actuators are fascination to many, but bringing one home is not a very good idea for your pocket. You too can flaunt a hydraulic robot that too in an affordable and eco-friendly way. Dying to know how? Simple, make your own.

In this video I show you how to make robotic arm from cardboard, it’s quite fun to plaw with. Especially by moving coca cola cans.You need:cardboard, 8 syringes with rubber piston, old battery, 4 pipes, popsicle sticks, glue, water and patience 🙂 Also coca cola empty can.

Hydraulics is used in many applications we see or use every day. The brakes in an automobile or the lift on the bucket of a tractor are two very common applications.

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We can experiment with simple hydraulics using plastic syringes for cylinders and small plastic tubing for the hydraulic hose.An example of a typical hydraulic system would be a three-way valve operated by a lever.

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