To clean and peel an apple

Task: To clean and peel an apple

Theme: Super Rube-Mart

Step Count: 33

Result: Won 2nd place at the Regionals Competition

Video of the machine running

This Rube Goldberg machine selected, crushed, and recycled a 12-ounce soda can in about 60 steps. It was entered in the 2003 Regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest at Purdue University. It was built by a group of 11 college students in the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) in about 2000 man-hours.