How Strong Is a Giant Solid Glass Ball? Hydraulic Press Test!

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How strong is a giant solid glass ball / globe? We are going to use our 150 ton hydraulic press and 150 ton force sensor / load cell to find out in this crazy experiment! Can huge glass ball stop a 150 ton hydraulic press? That's the question!
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    Hydraulic Press ChannelHydraulic Press Channel12 päivää sitten
    • @Luka Artelj Get outta here, if you want your touchscreen working ever again. Trolls live further up Norway, go there in a cave to be smart.

      Danny DadogDanny Dadog8 päivää sitten
    • @Danny Dadog i was going for the most accurate in frame. cus he forgot to put it in the video

      GENERAL GODGENERAL GOD8 päivää sitten
    • @GENERAL GOD Not exactly. The number jumps after the shockvawe throws the lcd. It shows 21T[EDIT: 22880kg most likely] when falling, but if it is a measure probe's latency, it means the top measurement probably doesn't show on camera. Might have our heroes had a technical short circuit and didn't save the top reading? Other factors can most likely diverge the real force up a bit, like shockvawe reflection on the press increasing the reading, but must be confirmed scientifically.😎🤓 How long is a piece of string..

      Danny DadogDanny Dadog8 päivää sitten

      Experiments AS96Experiments AS968 päivää sitten
    • Suggestions: Secure the box down so it doesn't hop. Next, line it with modeling clay or something similar to catch the shrapnel. Love the vids, keep up the awesome work! :-)

      tristan bonnetttristan bonnett8 päivää sitten
  • So you have found something what explode with bigger impact than playing cards.

    alida flusalida flus24 minuuttia sitten
  • Get slow mo guys to really slow this down. Its pretty fast

    Subaiyal AfzalSubaiyal AfzalTunti sitten
  • jumped in the chair for the big one! lol

    double-youdouble-you7 tuntia sitten
    • The aluminum platform is like ashtray or candle platform now.

      alida flusalida flus23 minuuttia sitten
  • Next on the menu: Crystal ball... :D

    zaknafein641zaknafein64114 tuntia sitten
  • Dats fantastich man pritty vell don

    Cesar RasecCesar Rasec20 tuntia sitten
  • Ever thought how wierd it would be hydraulic pressing a big chewing gum.

    Gamer TrajeGamer Traje22 tuntia sitten
  • Man, I've been subscribed for years, and I still don't get bored of watching random stuff getting obliterated by a hydraulic press.

    hoiy vinosahoiy vinosaPäivä sitten
  • try with a glass egg ;-)

    acidulozacidulozPäivä sitten
  • I was expecting violent..... Not that violent.... Wow..

    TehZeeTehZeePäivä sitten
    • @hoiy vinosa ...what?

      TehZeeTehZee16 tuntia sitten
    • That plug was so cool!!😎 that's how u should do it!!

      hoiy vinosahoiy vinosaPäivä sitten
  • Please press cocaine

    Cn CncnCn CncnPäivä sitten
  • That was the best ending....

    WairudokadoWairudokadoPäivä sitten
  • I really enjoy watching these videos. As an engineer, it's interesting to see some of the crazy things that happen at higher forces.

    SethSethPäivä sitten
  • I think these would've taken a lot more force to break if the points of contact were larger. All of the force is concentrated into tiny points at the top and bottom of the ball.

    Jack SquatJack Squat2 päivää sitten
  • I love how the pressure meter always jumps in excitement :)

    Philipp HaidenbauerPhilipp Haidenbauer2 päivää sitten
  • You might use adhesive foil as scratch protection, so wont need to buy/resurface it regularly during explosive squeezes

    taith2taith22 päivää sitten
    • Awesome!

      gioyu comigioyu comi2 päivää sitten
  • The How Ridiculous Boys: We dropped this ball from 45 meters and it was only chipped a little. Matt from Demolition Ranch: Gets 50 cal, actually does some damage to it. Lars: Hold my beer. *cue hpc intro music*

    Iain ConliffeIain Conliffe2 päivää sitten
    • bead that is pretty much unbreakable unless you squeeze the stem of the glass bead.

      gioyu comigioyu comi2 päivää sitten
  • 'Lot of large numbers today' 😂

    keigezelligkeigezellig2 päivää sitten
  • The aluminum platform is like ashtray or candle platform now.

    pida siouypida siouy3 päivää sitten
  • How about crushing my ex-girlfriend's head. It might take some extra pressure but the slow-mo cam would be so worth it.

    billy kbilly k3 päivää sitten
  • You know the "Slomo Guy's" phantom camera footage, right? So I'm wondering if you could actually slow the footage of the glass balls to the point we could see the cracks move through the glass as it is crushed with their phantom camera? I've seen a particle of light, so why not see the glass ball blow up from the picosecond scale.

    Azure-AustralisAzure-Australis3 päivää sitten
    • The aluminum platform is like ashtray or candle platform now.

      pida siouypida siouy3 päivää sitten
  • Stopped watching this channel for like a year or so. Came back to hear "And here we go!" Never change, man.

    The MaelmanThe Maelman3 päivää sitten
  • and glass breaking is stupid fast, slow mo guys did a video about it and did the math, cracks in glass moves about 1458 meters per second, thats mach 4.2.

    Theldras PneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosisTheldras Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis3 päivää sitten
  • 5:13 Ps2 intro?

    sg 07sg 073 päivää sitten
  • That plug was so cool!!😎 that's how u should do it!!

    Manish KumarManish Kumar3 päivää sitten

    Fakhruddin AhmadFakhruddin Ahmad3 päivää sitten
  • Just like my 3D printer fume extractor, loads of duct tape :).

    xxxyz721xxxyz7213 päivää sitten
  • "The important parts don’t fly away, that’s how you know they are important." That's beautiful 🤣 🤣

    gioyu comigioyu comi4 päivää sitten
  • Would love to see some Co2 cartridges get crushed xD

    LozDawneyLozDawney4 päivää sitten
  • Your legally-different Mr. Bill at the end was really funny.

    Rich SackettRich Sackett4 päivää sitten
    • That was awesome

      gioyu comigioyu comi4 päivää sitten
  • These are amazing. Like everything you guys do. But you should try a Rupert diamond... I think that's what they are called. I will get more information and edit. But its a glass bead that is pretty much unbreakable unless you squeeze the stem of the glass bead.

    ScrombombScrombomb4 päivää sitten
  • Awesome!

    Fizz PopFizz Pop4 päivää sitten
  • I like this guy cussing in english. 😄👍 Be neat to have a measurement of the outward force on the box.

    Road Warrior 2020Road Warrior 20204 päivää sitten
  • Man! You’re really breaking my balls!

    Ken SmithKen Smith4 päivää sitten
  • That was pretty EPIC!

    IT'S PROBING TIME 666IT'S PROBING TIME 6665 päivää sitten
  • The aluminum platform is like ashtray or candle platform now.

    doliio volaydoliio volay5 päivää sitten
  • Love it! Looks like you need to mount that digital guage with a magnet or something lol

    Kevlar CanuckKevlar Canuck5 päivää sitten
  • When my days are hell, I crush them with your channel! Thanks for the laughs and the release.

    JoeJoe5 päivää sitten
    • 80 tons, but over what surface area? The measurement per square inch must be pretty insane, or?

      doliio volaydoliio volay5 päivää sitten
  • The "rough estimation" text got me, hahahahaha

    dwaynezilladwaynezilla5 päivää sitten
  • I think the big ball has more to give judging by the impression it made in the aluminium base, spreading out the load. If the ball had an aluminium disc above to cushion it and spread the load there as well I reckon the result might surprise a few people. .

    Scunner DarklyScunner Darkly5 päivää sitten
  • Why do Europeans love destroying books?

    TheSebastian5978TheSebastian59785 päivää sitten

    SAGAR VERMASAGAR VERMA5 päivää sitten
  • "Here's the high speed. Yep, pretty goddamn fast".

    Tony_in_PATony_in_PA5 päivää sitten
  • That second ball was fook'n incredible !!! Bravo ~ !!!!

    Arnold HeckersArnold Heckers5 päivää sitten
  • That was awesome

    shivkumar3509 gowdashivkumar3509 gowda6 päivää sitten
  • You need the slow-mo guys.

    SteveSteve6 päivää sitten
  • It's like blowing up the Death Star in a Star Wars movie. Boom!

    JimJim6 päivää sitten
  • Hell yea son!!!!! Demolition Ranch is awesome!!!!!!! Good vid Guys!!!

    Jacob SamsJacob Sams6 päivää sitten
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      yuoop nokeyuoop noke6 päivää sitten
  • I did not expect it explode wow😳

    Mogahed SulimanMogahed Suliman6 päivää sitten
    • All that glass dust definitely can't be good.

      yuoop nokeyuoop noke6 päivää sitten
  • So, if you were inside that box, would be like, coffin dead, or "we poured him into a bucket for you" dead?

    Shauka HodanShauka Hodan6 päivää sitten
  • I want Corona Virus in that press!

    D B AD B A6 päivää sitten
  • I guess the glass ball predicted an explosive future.

    Vust ValeoVust Valeo6 päivää sitten
  • 80 tons, but over what surface area? The measurement per square inch must be pretty insane, or?

    A FrogA Frog6 päivää sitten
  • It just turned into DUST! Now record it on a 1 million fps high-speed camera, and you might even see the cracks forming! xD I dare the slowmo guys to collaborate!

    rootbrianrootbrian7 päivää sitten
  • You always know it's gonna be a good one when the thumbnail explicitly says "Bad Idea".

    RyeBugRyeBug7 päivää sitten
  • This channel is the best! Have you ever considered condensing a president, to see how much force it would take?

    shop shopshop shop7 päivää sitten
  • What if you add a suspension system to the box? So, as to absorb the momentum transfer from the explosions.

    Noctiluus AmatorNoctiluus Amator7 päivää sitten
  • That was fucking awesome! Also, glad to see you’re being safe about the dust, that shit is no joke.

    Captain GoldbeeredCaptain Goldbeered7 päivää sitten
  • Who saw the veet men's add 😂😂🤣

    Umair XUmair X7 päivää sitten
  • I suggest using rubber in the points where the ball touches de metal so to allow the pressure to be spread instead of start cricking the ball from a little point in the extreamities where the pressure is concentrated. For this I suggest using a small ball and be careful as the pressure needed might be much bigger.

    Daniel SelliDaniel Selli7 päivää sitten
  • Why don't you find a holder for that digital screen so that it's not gonna fall again.

    Akbar SenpaiAkbar Senpai7 päivää sitten
  • RIP ears

    D RoyD Roy7 päivää sitten
  • All that glass dust definitely can't be good.

    H HhH Hh7 päivää sitten
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    Super Star_BFBSuper Star_BFB7 päivää sitten
  • Damn if my 4 year old son seen you squish pororo, I think he'd come over and avenge him, the only TV show we ever watch!

    Liam GoggsLiam Goggs7 päivää sitten
  • Call in the SloMo Guys!

    Ed OndrickEd Ondrick7 päivää sitten
  • Buy a screen protector, dude.

    Larnroth DerganLarnroth Dergan7 päivää sitten
  • I love so much that Finnish accent!!

    Nora IancuNora Iancu7 päivää sitten
  • You should try suspending a piece of fruit with string near the pressed object to see the shrapnel damage on videos like this

    ok nilemok nilem7 päivää sitten
  • What is the son it plays at the beginning? I feel like I know it

    Ava HansenAva Hansen7 päivää sitten
    • *song

      Ava HansenAva Hansen7 päivää sitten
  • The poor little screen will be broken soon needs a little table or a magnet bottom lol

    Timmy ReevesTimmy Reeves7 päivää sitten
  • How hard can it be to make a mount for the display of the force sensor though 😅. The amount of times that thing fell down already 😂😂

    Nighthawk117wNighthawk117w7 päivää sitten
  • you are insane bro lmao

    JohnJohn7 päivää sitten
  • Looks like you need to team up with the Slow Mo Guys to capture the frame by frame carnage!

    AnthraaxAnthraax7 päivää sitten
  • Without the box, you probably would have been finding glass fragments for the next ten years

    Rowan GallagherRowan Gallagher7 päivää sitten
  • There's only FIstart where you will randomly watch stuff like this middle of the night

    eug beug b7 päivää sitten
  • I wanna see the exact same video but with a big chunk of meat in the box, see how deep the glass goes into it.

    MailmanRSOMailmanRSO7 päivää sitten
  • Solid! Top KEK!

    Grug BugGrug Bug7 päivää sitten
  • Why don't you use some velcro to keep the display in place?

    robinho olegalrobinho olegal7 päivää sitten
  • I feel for that poor digital display every time you do one of these "explosive" presses. When are you going to attach it to something so it doesn't keep falling to the ground? : )

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov7 päivää sitten
  • Awesome!!! Love this channel!!

    Jeff BrownJeff Brown7 päivää sitten
  • You should put strong magnets on the bottom of the scale so it doesn’t fly away

    Isaac ClarkIsaac Clark7 päivää sitten
    • Great video! Love it and love that you mentioned Demolition Ranch!

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov7 päivää sitten
  • If someone told me they could park an M1 Abrams tank on one of those, I would have said BS before. Even a car, or truck, I would have doubted.

    glock21guyglock21guy7 päivää sitten
  • How strong is a big 52100 bearing ball?

    Hmingthana ColneyHmingthana Colney7 päivää sitten
  • Few

    Aneek SultanAneek Sultan7 päivää sitten
  • 5:14 kinda sounds like ps2 start up

    Lazy BonezLazy Bonez7 päivää sitten
  • Hmm.. Glass slugs. Nasty.

    PlasmaBurnsPlasmaBurns7 päivää sitten
  • Weapons not food, not homes, not shoes Not need, just feed the war cannibal animal I walk tha corner to tha rubble that used to be a library Line up to tha mind cemetery now What we don't know keeps tha contracts alive an movin' They don't gotta burn tha books they just remove 'em While arms warehouses fill as quick as tha cells Rally round tha family, pockets full of shells

    obsolete opticsobsolete optics7 päivää sitten
  • That was dangerous don't do it again

    Ziad KadiZiad Kadi7 päivää sitten
  • interesting to find out how far these pieces of glass would travel. it would be fun to try this outside with no box around it....

    Willem KossenWillem Kossen8 päivää sitten
  • YaY!! Big BOOM \o/

    Lucas FrancoLucas Franco8 päivää sitten
  • welcome to hytral press

    Arslan Khan JoiyaArslan Khan Joiya8 päivää sitten
  • Imagine putting your hand in there?

    David BermudezDavid Bermudez8 päivää sitten
  • I think this was really interesting, but can you do a Prince Rupert's Drop? (Still a glass ball... but WAY stronger than normal glass)

    ArthurEKing8472ArthurEKing84728 päivää sitten
  • Excellent...WOW....Really good BANG....Thanks very much...Kentucky USA

    steve shoemakersteve shoemaker8 päivää sitten
  • That’s how you do an ad read

    Sam HeningerSam Heninger8 päivää sitten
  • Great video! Love it and love that you mentioned Demolition Ranch!

    morgan truelovemorgan truelove8 päivää sitten
  • the pie nipple glass ball

    HathawayHathaway8 päivää sitten
  • Razor chromea gaming keyboard but powered by a PC to its doing the colors wile being crushed

    HÆX A.HÆX A.8 päivää sitten
  • Is it possible for the box to be bolted down?

    Roller Coaster BEE at HersheyparkRoller Coaster BEE at Hersheypark8 päivää sitten