This fun PICK and PLACEhydraulic arm is operated by the control panel of syringes which are used to open/close the gripper, swing the arm and raise/lower the arm. It is shown lifting a green block of foam. A good project for the more able. Students enjoy controlling ‘picking and placing’ a load.
Kre8® Hydraulic Arm
(requires a AA battery)
Fire ‘ping pong’ balls at high speed.To use place ball so it rests on the trigger arm then push trigger lever upwards so the ball touches the spinning wheels.Includes battery holder with switch but not shown. (requires two AA batteries)
This Kre8® Big Wheel turns sedately powered by a supplied geared down electric motor. The people podules automatically stay upright as it rotates. Construction is fairly easy:- the laminated parts are cut out, folded and taped together. Comes supplied with a switched on/off battery holder (or it could be operated remotely via a computer using a suitable control interface.).
Kre8® Conveyor Belt
Kre8® Cannon Ball
This kit makes an impressive working model. Turn on the supplied switched battery pack to make the passenger podules swing outwards by centrifugal force powered by a geared down motor. Some use it for control by4 micro-controller. Assembly -Transparent tape, cutting and assembly required.
Move ‘pingpong’ balls along the conveyor belt .Control it with the supplied switchedbattery holder or useyour own controller.
This marble jump converts the marbles 'kinetic energy' into a jump, like a 'ski jumper'. See how far you can get a marble to jump. It can be fun to also let it bounce on a plate then onto a target.
Kre8® Fairground Carousel
A low cost attractive fairground model. It is operated using a simple cranked friction drive mechanism, Watch the centrifugal force spin the people podules outwards.Made from Kre8 mechanical parts and laminated sheet. Equipment required:- scissor, clear adhesive tape and hole punch.
Have great fun shooting the red propeller at a basketball net or similar. Aim from about 10m from your target, adjust angle of trajectory, turn motor then when motor spins fast watch the propeller flies off from the spigot on the motor. Adjustable trajectory. Requires two AA batteries.
Kre8® Air Car
Kre8® Blue Robot
Kre8® Ball Launcher
Shoot a pong ball at a target across a room.To use pull down the plunger then release the power stored in the elastic band.The angle can be adjusted as required and indicated by the inclinometer.