Pneumatic Machine

Use the power of air pressure to lift and lower a load!

 

This project is easy to build with just a few materials and no hot glue, and the pneumatic-powered action is incredibly gratifying.

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Tools and Materials

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Tips and Troubleshooting

If the machine isn't raising very high, then...

  • There may not be enough air in the syringes. Add water until there's a total of 10ml between both syringes (not including air in the tubing).

  • The syringe may be taped too high up on the upright structure. Make sure the syringe is empty and the moving piece is pointing down before taping

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