Why you should never put a lithium battery in a hydraulic press

The world has gone crazy for hydraulic press videos, and we couldn’t be happier. There’s something oddly satisfying about watching random household items being flattened into wafers, particularly when they explode. The amateur scientists/machinists at Experiment at Home have decided to see what happens to a battery in a hydraulic press. The standard AAs and 9Vs just get flat, but ...

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