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Watch This Water-Guided Laser Machine Cut The Tiniest Holes In The Toughest Metals

Tomas Kellner
May 19, 2016
The project was so secret that team members had to pick up jackhammers, knock down walls and modify the workshop by themselves. Problems quickly popped up after they unpacked the engine from its box. “We didn’t have the right tools,” Sorota said. “Our wrenches didn’t fit the nuts and bolts because they were on the metric system. We had to grind them open a little more to get inside.”