Home CRAFTS How to Make Hydraulic Powered Robotic Arm from Cardboard

How to Make Hydraulic Powered Robotic Arm from Cardboard

SHARE

Advertisement

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.

Advertisement

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.

VIAThe Q
SHARE