On YouTube, a gentleman with an unplaceable but heavy European accent crushes things with his hydraulic press. Above, he crushes Barbie. ("Beautiful… but for how long?")
See below, where he uses the press to fold paper "more than 7 times." Eventually, the paper just shatters.
Here's our press crushing a Nikon camera:
Here it is crushing a Sony cellphone:
Here it attempts to crush a watch, which takes a lot of punishment.
A golf ball is more yielding to the hydraulic press's advances.
If you like The Slow Mo Guys and The Hydraulic Press Channel, you might enjoy this mashup of a deck of cards getting smooshed at 28,500 fps and 90,000 pounds of force.
An operator of a powerful hydraulic press has achieved some fame of late crushing various mundane objects (such as Barbie), but the press almost met its match in the form of an English-Finnish dictionary: “Book exploded very well.”
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