Will a Bowling Ball Survive a Hydraulic Press? Spoiler: Not a Chance.

The hydraulic press guys have been compressing all types of things lately, and they’ve turned their attention to some bowling equipment.

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The Hydraulic Press Channel is another one of those enormously satisfying online shows where we watch stuff get destroyed. Their latest targets are a bowling ball and some pins, neither of which survive very long.

[The Awesomer]

Andrew Liptak is the former Weekend editor of io9/Gizmodo. He is the co-editor of War Stories: New Military Science Fiction and hails from Vermont.

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DISCUSSION

Meh. Colour me unimpressed. This is my machine: a 700 ton 20-foot long Press Brake. I can bend 20 foot of ½ inch steel plate, or shorter pieces of up to 1 inch plate. (That is not me in the picture.)

I made this special caution sticker to put on it: