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

Product Number: 9T-182460

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

Availability: In stock

CA$104.50
  • Buy 2 for CA$96.50 each and save 8%

Details

Design and build a hydraulic claw that works like the ones in the arcade. Move the upper cylinder and watch your claw open and close below. We have documents to get you started, but the final claw design up to you. Can you design a claw to pick up specific objects (worms, marshmallows, balls)? Take a look at the photos above for ideas and inspiration. 10 sets in a package! 

Educational Goals for this Product

  • Utilize the design and engineering process
  • Encourage creativity, problem solving and critical thinking
  • Learn about simple machines and fluid power
  • Apply the scientific method
  • Innovate (design and engineer your own unique claw)

 What tools will you need to do this activity?

Process

Process Description

Recommended Tool 

Alternate Tool

Cutting

Cutting dowels, strips, recycling bin items, etc.

Multi-Cutter

Saw, Pruning Shears

Reaming

Change splined holes in components from press fit (dowels press and stay) to loose fit (dowels are able to slide and rotate).

Reamer

#3 Drill Bit and Drill

Screwing

Tighten and loosen screws

Screwdriver

None

 

Make your claw even better by incorporating recycling bin material. 

 

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