Over-rotating CDs

Ages ago I mentioned here the Mythbusters episode where they destroyed a CD by spinning it way too fast (23,000 RPM). Since 2005 video equipment has gotten a great deal better. The Slow Mo Guys have a video out with them shattering CDs by spinning them too fast, and filming at up to 170,000 frames per second!

Enjoy:

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One Response to Over-rotating CDs

  1. Love it… will have to look at more of their work!
    Definitely a case of toys for the boys.

    Completely off topic, but it reminds me a little of the Jet Powered Beer Cooler – again a case of boy(s) with too much time on their hands.

    http://www.asciimation.co.nz/beer/

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