Why Can’t I Put Metal in the Microwave?

You’ve probably been told, or maybe learned the hard way after heating a burrito wrapped in tinfoil, that you shouldn’t put metal in the microwave. But your curious scientific mind might have noticed that your microwave is…made of metal. And there’s even that metal mesh covering the window. And isn’t that Hot Pocket pouch lined […]

Why You Can’t Put Metals in the Microwave

Why You Can’t Put Metals in the Microwave If you’ve ever wondered why there is such a taboo on putting metals in the microwave, well, wonder no more. First, it should be noted that it is not unsafe to put all metals in the microwave. Indeed, you often put metals in the microwave anytime you […]

Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances

Hi. Wayne here from Sears PartsDirect. Today I’m going to show you a few easy steps to clean and maintain the stainless steel surfaces on your appliances. Stainless steel appliances are popular because they help create a bright look in your kitchen—when you keep the surfaces clean. This can be challenging because real stainless steel […]

5 Crazy Science Stunts You Can’t Try At School

Grab your safety gear and sign the waiver, because we’re exploring 5 insane science stunts you won’t be learning at school. Normally we don’t think of metals as being very dangerous. We use them all the time, but sodium metal is one that’s extremely reactive. The second it touches water, it starts ripping the water […]

Easiest MOT Salvage Tutorial Pt.3

Welcome to Part 3 of my tutorial series on MOT salvaging, where I show you how to turn broken microwaves into cool projects. If you’ve just come across this video, obviously it’s part 3 so go watch parts one and two first or you’ll be lost. They explain how to tear down a microwave and […]

The Metal Melter

I’ve just modified this Microwave Oven Transformer into a dangerous little device. 800 amps of electrical current is about to be bad news for anything made of metal. Today I’m in the mood to melt some metal. This Microwave Oven Transformer used to be a dangerously high-voltage device, but I modified it so the voltage […]

Making a Jacob’s Ladder to Celebrate a Million Subs!

Hi. Shh. (Trying to focus.) Y-YEAH!! ((slap hands)) ONE MILLION SUBSCRIBERS! {{burst-open party horn noise}} {{plop}} Well, this calls for two things. First, I’d like to make a celebration candle, which I’ll make out of a Jacob’s ladder; And second, …I’m gonna *give away four* of these Lulzbot mini to you, my viewers and patrons, […]

How To Make Mini Spot Welder Using old Microwave Transformer

The first subscribers of my channel remember that I was gathering the ladder of Jacob. As a source of high voltage a transformer was used from the microwave oven. But we are not interested in high voltage, but a large current. Accordingly, it is necessary to replace the secondary winding. Let’s check the resistance of […]