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Crushing 21 Batteries with Big Hydraulic Press



Believe it or not, it's amazing...

In today’s era where everything is digitalized and hence available at just one call, people are becoming more conscious in regards to the handling of latest technological gadgets available to them. We can say that modernization is somewhere leading to enhanced consciousness. Let us try to understand this with the help of one example.

Duracell Batteries

Duracell Batteries

Let’s talk about the Duracell batteries that are available in nearly every household. The reason that Duracell batteries are this famous is its rechargeable capability. It means that we can use these batteries for a longer period of time by recharging the same as and when required.

Now since these are the most effective and efficient batteries that are available in the market, every household have replaced their old batteries with these. But at the same times, they are comparatively more conscious regarding the safety measure while using these new rechargeable batteries.

Safety Hazards

Safety Hazards

Everyone who uses the Duracell batteries does understand that these batteries need to be handled in a careful manner. Need to be kept away from children because it may prove to be hazardous for them. Generally, they don’t leave the batteries in the device if suspected that it will not be used for a longer period of time.

An Experiment

An Experiment

Just in order to check the hazardous effects of these long-lasting batteries, an experiment being done by hydraulic press wherein 21 Duracell batteries have been crushed with the help of the hydraulic press. A hydraulic press is a device using a hydraulic cylinder to generate a compressive force that is being used to crush these batteries altogether.

Associated Myths

Associated Myths

People are afraid of even touching the liquid coming out of these crushed batteries. Some say that it is an acid that can burn your skin and even capable enough to kill you. Some are having a perception that this is an alkaline acid and if you touch, you may even die.

The Reality

The Reality

Whereas the reality is a bit different from what people actually think. Just by taking little minor precaution like wearing gloves and mask etc, and one can easily handle these crushed batteries with no harm at all. The alkaline acid is nothing at all and now these crushed batteries are nothing but few squashed metal pieces.



Hence we can say that we people actually make the smaller things bigger by putting much of consciousness that sometimes is really not required.



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