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STEM Hydraulics Maker Set - Cat#83-54HYDST


Hydraulic Claw Activity - 10/pkg - Cat# 9T-182460

Advanced Hydraulic Arm Activity - 10/pkg Cat# 9T-182309

Product Number: 9T-182309

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Advanced Hydraulic Arm Activit - Cat# 9T-182309

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  • Buy 2 for CA$354.00 each and save 8%


Build yourself a third arm! This is a pretty incredible hydraulic powered remote-controlled arm. Use it to pick up your room, eat snacks, stack blocks, play a game, or battle against other hydraulic arms -some of these tasks may be easier than others to complete!

The arm is built totally by you, from scratch! You construct it by measuring, cutting, reaming holes and tapping. This arm is "advanced," because it has  8 cylinders (4 cylinders move the arm, 4 cylinders form the control panel), and it has parts to make it into almost anything you can imagine. Build it using the instructions, then re-engineer it! Create your own unique design, incorporating recycled materials or anything else you can find. It comes with plenty of extra components included to help you change and create something completely new. Try re-engineering the arm so it can pivot at the base! Comes 10 in a package.

Educational Goals of this Product

  • Utilize the design and engineering process
  • Encourage creativity, critical thinking and problem solving
  • Learn about simple machines and fluid power
  • Apply math skills and scientific concepts
  •  Innovate (Design, build and evolve your own unique arm)

Become an inventor! Design and engineer your own hydraulic arm!

 What tools will you need to do this activity?

Process Description

Recommended Tool 

Alternate Tool

Cutting dowels, strips, recycyled items, etc


Saw, Pruning Shears

Tighten and loosen screws







#3 Drill Bit and Drill

Sets of tools can be found here. 

Make your Advanced Hydraulic Arm even better by incorporating recycling bin material. 


What's in the Advanced Hydraulic Arm Activity?

Component 10pk Quantity:  
Connector Strips 80  
Dowels 80  
Tubing 30M (100ft)  
Perpendicular Blocks 100  
Hole Plates 30  
Slide Stop 300mm Sections 3  
1.5" Screws 10  
1" Screws 140  
Cylinder Screws 240  
Hex Nuts 160  
Locking Hex Nuts 10  
Rubber Bands 100  
Cable Ties 20  
13ml Cylinder Barrels 70  
13ml Cylinder Plungers 70  
13ml Cylinder Pistons 70  
4ml Cylinder Barrels 10  
4ml Cylinder Plungers 10  
4ml Cylinder Pistons 10  
Silicone  10  

 This is an educational product and not a toy. It is intended for use by ages 9 and above with adult supervision. 

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