Do not DIY: Bigger, better plasma cannon packs a punch

March 29, 2019

YouTuber stancurtin demonstrates how to construct a plasma cannon that is powerful enough to topple a small workbench and is as loud as a gunshot.

The internet is littered with DIY tutorials on how to construct plasma cannons. Consisting of little more than a propane tank, a plastic bottle, and a length of clear tubing, these plasma creations produce a small burst of flames, but little else. But what happens when you supersize a plasma cannon? In a recent video, YouTuber stancurtin demonstrates how to construct a plasma cannon that is powerful enough to topple a small workbench and is as loud as a gunshot. Please don't try this at home.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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