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How to make jaws of life for a school project

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    John Davis Jan 31, 2016

    Use the syrings as the hydraulic cylinders. The large syring is the operater the small one is the one you attach to the cardboard which you have fabricated a pair of sissors. The small syring you attach to the handle. Attach body of syring to one handle and the plunger to other handle. Hook up tubing between to syringes that you have filled with water that you have colored with food color to represent hydralic fluid. As you move the large syring it will cause the other syring to move like in a hydralic system. If the 2 syrings are small and large like one is half the size it will be a 2 to 1 ratio and small will have twice the power. Good luck.

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    marilee elzay thomas Apr 12, 2018

    the easy one this is hard

  • Wise words wide Feb 21, 2019

    Show the complete pictures of it



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Gut to b legal too..dont wanna git sued for bad tech

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Suggest to do a patent search and review some diagrams. That will get you started.

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Using syringes plastic tubing and cardboard design a jaws of life system

This is a "school" question for some sort of school class.
You need to go to a public library or a public school to find the answer to this question.
We only give advice, we do not do projects for people.
God bless your efforts.

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How do i make a jaws of life model for a school project - with syringes and cardboard.

You first need to see how they operate. If you can visit a fire station, perhaps they can explain how they function. You might also want to contact Hurst Tools for some assistance in understanding how they operate.

These are hydraulic tools, and once you understand where the actions points are, you should be able to construct something that will work in a limited fashion. Here is their website address: There is a contact link at the bottom of the page.

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How to make a jaws of life foe grade 7 school projecr

Hello, Winfred -

See this YouTube video demonstrating how the finished product might look and operate:

Then, look at this PDF document (Adobe Acrobat Reader software needed - free):
Technology, Grade 7: Teacher's Guide, 2017 Edition.
Rietondale, South Africa: Ukuqonda Institute

In the PDF document, the information on the Jaws of Life project begins on Page 88 (Image 50), Design a Life-Saving Tool.

Best wishes.

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Ja -

Are you trying to make a model or mini-sized "Jaws of life" or the real thing?

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Id get a chunk of wood and a Swiss army knife and whittle one, finish with a metallic silver sharpie. Micheals

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