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Aluminum can't cut through steel...or can it?

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posted on Jun, 14 2009 @ 11:05 AM
I was watching someone debate a no planer and the no planer did the typical "oh aluminum can't cut steel" claim.

The other guy laughed and posted this video.

posted on Jun, 14 2009 @ 11:20 AM
What are you talking about? its a water jet cutting tool.

that means a super high pressure stream of water going through a nozzle, and guided by a computer to cut out the shape you want.

[edit on 14-6-2009 by MR BOB]

posted on Jun, 14 2009 @ 11:48 AM
Yes aluminum can penetrate steel. also keep in mind lead is one of the softest metals and it can penetrate steel ( bullets), even lots of armored steel. speed is a factor as well as the overwhelming mass difference between a steel facade of a building and a fuselage of a commercial airliner travelling around 500mph.

posted on Jun, 14 2009 @ 07:04 PM
Dependent on veolcity of the object

Watching cable TV show recently where fired a piece of wax candle
into a block of wood - wax is pretty soft yet was able to penetrate
the wood.

posted on Jun, 14 2009 @ 07:19 PM
reply to post by MrRandomGuy

Hehe! Your thinking of this, I'm sure!

I don't know if that would be plane, or no plane, I don't think it matters.

Aluminum can cut steel if it's mixed right!

posted on Jun, 14 2009 @ 07:48 PM
Aluminum and rust are all that's needed to create Thermite.

Steel doesn't have a chance against it.


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