While much welding is done by adding molten hot metals with a torch or electrical current, friction welding creates strong joints by rubbing metal together at a high speed. Here, two blocks of titanium are merged into one. If you thought that was cool, check this out.
See this incredible metal Skyrim helmet? Watch and learn a thing or two about welding, grinding, cutting and modern-day blacksmithing in this build video by its creator, Shannon Clawson.
When you think of welding metal, it usually involves a torch or a high voltage arc – but in this amazing demo, we get to see that simply rubbing two objects together fast enough can fuse them.
This tricked-out wine rack may look like something out of Hasbro’s offices but it was made out of old transmission parts by a lighting salesman. It stands over 6′ tall and is 1000lbs of kickass vino storage.
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