The power of friction

Just amazing what simple things can do 8-)

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+59 1. Nifen commented 11 years ago

I have no idea what that just made, but that was Awesome!
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+12 2. desertstorm commented 11 years ago

Wow. In this case even more useful than welding would be! I wonder what is the final product though...
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+49 3. TrollyAtsam commented 11 years ago

This is snotr.... he should have lighted a cigarette on it. :)
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+10 4. zerorain commented 11 years ago

0:35 sir your reactor core is ready
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+50 5. Tehrasha commented 11 years ago

Friction welding. Looks like a wheel rim.
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+9 6. blue_alien commented 11 years ago

Very nice!
#5 I'd go for the wheel rim too.
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+24 7. loadrunner commented 11 years ago

It is more then welding, this joiont is stronger then the whole object. the movement even made a permanent magnetic connection, by lining up al matal atoms one direction. both sides, before they melted together
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+9 8. primate1970 commented 11 years ago

Wheel rim..???????

More like a rim for some sort of railway carriage or industrial roller..
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-15 9. AssieChris commented 11 years ago

I'm with #(removed comment),
Nice try though #8
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+2 10. irishgek commented 11 years ago

Looks like a pulley for a giant crane or something like that , or maybe some kind of roller bearing
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+2 11. krillemaster commented 11 years ago

well i guess that's ONE WAY to do it :P
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+3 12. Neutral commented 11 years ago

This is better and good straight joint, a normal welding will cause metal parts to pull to side and not very accurate.
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+6 13. Namron7 commented 11 years ago

I've just welded my cock to my hand with the power of friction. Maybe next time I'd better use some lube >:)
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+2 14. nomaddaf commented 11 years ago

that is a carrier roller for the bottom of a bulldozer,crane,excavator.Any track driven machine.
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+7 15. nomaddaf commented 11 years ago

that is a carrier roller for the bottom of a bulldozer,crane,excavator.Any track driven machine. Follow this link,it has a nice close up at :24 sec of the 6 carrier rollers with the spindle and bearings installed. One w is missing so it will post the link here.
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+2 16. Highmeadow commented 11 years ago

Neat technology like this isn't always new either, most people just haven't seen it before. I think this goes back a long way in industrial history.
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+8 17. Urmensch commented 11 years ago

I never heard of such a thing as friction welding but once you've seen it you realise what a simple and clever idea it is.
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+3 18. Ravez commented 11 years ago

I don't get it... who can play with such heavy diabolos?