Molten Aluminum Vs 'Spitballs' - SO COOL!! (water balz)

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  • Published: 15 December 2015
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    I packed a fishtank completely full of water balls (water beads, water balz, orbeez, spitballs...). Im guessing there are over 10,000 in there!
    Anyway, I melted a bunch of old aluminum pipes and poured them into the fishtank hoping to create a cool design. And it worked perfectly! These are really unique, no two pieces are alike.

    Vat 19 was nice enough to supply me with the spitballs to use in this video :) https://www.vat19.com/item/spitballs-50-g-pack

    They are also posting a version of this on their youtube channel, which I will link to soon when its posted.

    My Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBackyardScientistOfficial


    Thank you Tito4re for the inspiration!
    I was watching a video by "Tito4re" where he poured molten copper on waterballs, and that inspired me to fill my fishtank with them, so go visit his channel, it would help him out :)
    Molten Copper Vs. Water Balls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG4f17dEvG4
    Tito4re: https://www.youtube.com/user/21nal



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Comments • 6 599

  • Darrell Fowler
    Darrell Fowler  7 hours back

    I use to work in a aluminum refinery years ago a 20 year supervisor in a rush put the air hose in the furnace without draining the condisation it exploded blow out 60% of the aluminum and killed him and 3 more about 50 foot from my furnace sounded like a bomb went off

    • Orhan AYDOĞDU
      Orhan AYDOĞDU  23 hours back

      Biz nazar çıkıyoruz bununla, bunlar ise bilim yapiyor

      • Squiggummer Figgammus
        Squiggummer Figgammus  2 days back

        Aluminum really aint good for you. Yay for crybabies

        • Apaj Seek
          Apaj Seek  3 days back

          He can probably sit over these aluminum dotted rods lol

          • John R. Timmers
            John R. Timmers  3 days back

            Really cool

            • H H
              H H  4 days back

              Ahh I probably wouldnt use that as coral In an aquarium

              • Uh o Stinky
                Uh o Stinky  4 days back

                Backyard scienctst: makes. Video ANTS:OH SH$t

                • Fugu
                  Fugu  4 days back

                  Aren’t those the plants in spongebobs future

                  • Priyanka Pingu
                    Priyanka Pingu  4 days back

                    It's really COOOOOOOOOOOL

                    • Luke The Drummer
                      Luke The Drummer  4 days back

                      Aluminium*

                      • keefsmiff
                        keefsmiff  4 days back

                        Thats the coolest thing iv seen in ages

                        • Sơn Phan
                          Sơn Phan  5 days back

                          You sure those aren’t artificial reefs?

                          • Dr nokk
                            Dr nokk  5 days back

                            Ik vat19

                            • WarMachine
                              WarMachine  6 days back

                              That was an amazing shot from that gopro though

                              • John Rettig
                                John Rettig  6 days back

                                I'm Not a " Mad scientist "

                                But I do get quite pissed off on occasion

                                • space3010 gamemaster
                                  space3010 gamemaster  6 days back

                                  That’s a million dollar art made of aluminum right there....

                                  • Replica Gamer
                                    Replica Gamer  6 days back

                                    Anyone here from recommendations again?

                                  • sidehatch69 -
                                    sidehatch69 -  7 days back

                                    You could sell those on ebay as side thing.

                                    • Nikolai Zetrov
                                      Nikolai Zetrov  7 days back

                                      Better than pouring molten aluminum into ant nests. No dead ants and faster and cleaner.

                                      • Xander17
                                        Xander17  7 days back

                                        Calls safety conscious folks "crybabies".
                                        What would you call someone who chooses to not wear eye protection when they state they have no idea what will happen when they pour molten aluminium into water?

                                        • xyfuras
                                          xyfuras  7 days back

                                          That's pretty cool. Casting a fire ant nest is sweet too.

                                          • Rupesh Chavan
                                            Rupesh Chavan  1 weeks back

                                            Next time put fishes inside and then do it...
                                            If you want any guide then see what happens to the antshill...

                                            • Matthew (Student) Agonoy

                                              VAT 19! dot com
                                              It’s basically a crossover episode

                                              • Numba Juan
                                                Numba Juan  1 weeks back

                                                Damn 35M views. Atta girl.

                                                • Aubrey 1234
                                                  Aubrey 1234  1 weeks back

                                                  "To appease the safety crybabies" 😂

                                                  • GreensOplenty
                                                    GreensOplenty  1 weeks back

                                                    sounds like if you build some channels or just break off arms and string em up... might make a good wind chime.

                                                    • Maggie Thompson
                                                      Maggie Thompson  1 weeks back

                                                      Those are not water beads they are Orebees

                                                      • Russ Hurst
                                                        Russ Hurst  1 weeks back

                                                        That was really cool looking. It would make for great art pieces as stand alone or bases for lamps, tables, or whatever...

                                                        • Jaime Lopez
                                                          Jaime Lopez  1 weeks back

                                                          They are beautiful 💖

                                                          • unyeckenerd
                                                            unyeckenerd  1 weeks back

                                                            *the fish tank is a paid actor*

                                                            • Star Trooper
                                                              Star Trooper  1 weeks back

                                                              Did you try to sell them?

                                                              • Rahul Gaikwad
                                                                Rahul Gaikwad  1 weeks back

                                                                3:12
                                                                What is that octopus toy....plz tell me !

                                                                • Little Wolf
                                                                  Little Wolf  1 weeks back

                                                                  Wow they look so very very cool what did u end up doing with them in the end I'd have kept at least one & maybe sold the others

                                                                  • SCOTT ADAMS
                                                                    SCOTT ADAMS  1 weeks back

                                                                    This is the coolest thing I have EVER seen

                                                                    • that one guy
                                                                      that one guy  1 weeks back

                                                                      Wait till you see a woman naked for the first time. If you think this is cool, thats gunna blow your freakin mind.

                                                                  • FlintchY
                                                                    FlintchY  2 weeks back

                                                                    he a vergin

                                                                    • Xander Richards
                                                                      Xander Richards  2 weeks back

                                                                      You made metal

                                                                      • weiwen Weng
                                                                        weiwen Weng  2 weeks back

                                                                        The toy fish and octopus look fun too

                                                                        • Okay Usa
                                                                          Okay Usa  2 weeks back

                                                                          Coral fo sho

                                                                          • Tageru
                                                                            Tageru  2 weeks back

                                                                            Why did the thumbnail look like someone drowning a bubble-baby.

                                                                            • Cody Chickadee
                                                                              Cody Chickadee  2 weeks back

                                                                              Cool expirement.

                                                                              • John Glenn
                                                                                John Glenn  2 weeks back

                                                                                Gloves!

                                                                                • Wolfy Animations
                                                                                  Wolfy Animations  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Modern art

                                                                                  • Nina Sim
                                                                                    Nina Sim  2 weeks back

                                                                                    You could sell this as art

                                                                                    • Gamerexde
                                                                                      Gamerexde  2 weeks back

                                                                                      0:23 So i got these meth crystals

                                                                                      • Frank Lopez
                                                                                        Frank Lopez  2 weeks back

                                                                                        😆 in 4 hours your balls will grow and expand?

                                                                                        • Frank Lopez
                                                                                          Frank Lopez  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Science 🧪, got to love it.

                                                                                          • Bill Conger
                                                                                            Bill Conger  2 weeks back

                                                                                            You could use cold water.

                                                                                            • Seraphie And Klushel
                                                                                              Seraphie And Klushel  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Orbeez