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Hydraulic Arm

Pick and drop takes to next level.


Min/Max Members : 2/4

Maximum groups : 180
Venue: A 217 corridor

1st Prize: ₹2000
2nd Prize: ₹1500

Coordinator: Elesh Koshti (7778927688)
Co-Coordinator: Harsh Pathak (8511888223)


“WATER is a non-conventional source of energy”, keeping this in mind, we present 'HYRAULIC ARM’, a mechanism which transfers a plastic balls as well as transfer water without the use of conventional sources. It helps reduce pollution and makes our environment greener.


Round 1: (Make a Word):

Participants have to solve the questions given to them and have to do given tasks relevant to
questions. As per the answers participants have to lift the balls present in the arena and place
them in a vessel which is placed at the arena.


Round 2: (Squeeze it & Win):

The task will be provide to the participants as to pick the sponge from Arena and Dip into a
water contained vessel and to absorb water from that vessel then transfer it to another container by squeezing the ball. They have to fill maximum quantity of the water in another


  • The team of maximum of 3 members.
  • Use of batteries, electrical motors, springs, compressor and pressurized cylinders is prohibited.

  • The fluid used inside the syringes should be water only. Mixing of salts or oils in water is prohibited.

  • There is no restriction in the number of degrees of freedom used in arm.

  • The control of the machine should be only be done by syringes. A maximum of two people are allowed to control the machine.

  • All the joints of the arm must be operated by manually.

  • In case of any discrepancy, decision of the judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.

Hydraulic Arm Specification

  • Hydraulic Arm Base should be less than or equal to 15*15 cm.

  • Working Range of Hydraulic Arm should be minimum of 50 cm.

  • Arm capable to pick minimum 30cm height and able to rotate.

  • Arm should be Water Resistance.

Materials Allowed

Syringes, Straws/Tubes, Wood (card board), Metallic frames, Rubber bands, cycle spokes, screws, nuts and bio-degradable waste.

Judging Criteria
  • Decision made by the event head will be final and acceptable in any cases.
  • The decision of the coordinator will be final and the rules may vary for the successful complication of the event.

  • Certificate of participation will be given to all participants.

  • Time taken to complete the given task.

  • Extra points would be awarded for any team who attempt to make the arm eco-friendly and finish the task within minimum time.

Prize and Certificate Details
1.1st Winner (Prize Money + Certificate)
2.2nd Winner (Prize Money + Certificate)
3.3rd Winner (Certificate)