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Science meets art: See-through suppressors educate and inspire

Sept. 29, 2017

Watching the inner workings of a machine or tool can be an awe-inspiring experience, especially when viewed in slow motion.

Watching the inner workings of a machine or tool can be an awe-inspiring experience, especially when viewed in slow motion. Add a controlled explosion into the mix, and the results are breathtaking and surprisingly educational. Destin from YouTube channel Smarter Every Day and Steve from Soteria, a company that makes firearms and suppressors, recently teamed up to create and test a series of see-through suppressors with cast acrylic casings, which feature a strength of 8,000 PSI. Not all of their test runs were successful, but even the failures were beautiful.

About the Author

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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