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Awesome Liquid Nitrogen

Hydraulic Press vs. Frozen Metal

Hydraulic Press vs. Frozen Metal

As we’ve learned over and over again, crushing things with a hydraulic press can be quite satisfying. In this clip, the master of the machine shop, Lauri subjects tungsten, titanium, aluminum, magnesium, and copper cubes to the force of his press. Will freezing them in liquid nitrogen first cause them to explode?

Hydraulic Press vs. Frozen Hammers

Hydraulic Press vs. Frozen Hammers

The guys at the Hydraulic Press Channel have been trying to get a hammer to explode under the crushing weight of their 150-ton press. Despite their best efforts, they couldn’t get it to happen. Will adding some liquid nitrogen help make their explosive dreams a reality? Hit play and find out.

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