Paper V8 engine runs on air

Jan. 14, 2016

One creative YouTuber has engineered a working V8 engine made entirely from paper and scotch tape.

What comes to mind when I say the word "engine"? Do you image a hulking piece of twisted metal with gasoline running through its veins? Well, one creative YouTuber has engineered a working V8 engine made entirely from paper and scotch tape.

Unlike traditional engines, this origami replica runs on air that is pumped from a balloon. Although it's doubtful that the paper engine could propel much of anything, it has to be seen to be believed.

Watch this video to view the paper V8 motor in action.

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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