Thor - The Open Source Robotic Arm

Thor (Educational Robot)

Thor Robot Arm


Its configuration (yaw-roll-roll-yaw-roll-yaw) is the same one that is used on most manipulator robots that currently exist in the market. The main purpose of this project was to create a robotic arm that could be used in universities and schools to teach robotics instead of using simulation software or low accurate models.


  • Height: 625 mm
  • Maximum load: 750 g
  • Stepper motors: 7 Nema 17
  • Developed using Open Source tools


Thor – An Open Source 3D Printable 6DOF Robotic Arm (

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