Unbelievable: almost everything can be cut in half with simple…water!

Water is really a unique substance since it can be applied in many areas of life and industry. But have you known that it can be used in cutting things? Watch the videos to find proof!


The Omax Abrasive company has created a special channel on Youtube. There they demonstrate how various things can be cut with water. This method is called water jet cutting. A jet of water under high pressure and with high speed can cut things of almost any density and quality. Interestingly, the similar process exists in nature though it usually takes a lot of time. We know it as erosion.

The videos serve to advertise the company’s equipment for cutting, but they appeared to be very hypnotizing. The subscribers of the channel look forward to new objects being cut in half.

Recently, the creators of the channel have cut a notebook. Looks impressive!

Among other things they have cut

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18 Comments
Monique Nally
Monique Nally
I have never heard of this. I am quite impressed.
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May 19, 2016 3:04AM
Joan Jackson
Joan Jackson
yes, I have heard of it. Very useful!
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May 19, 2016 8:51PM
Joy Bandura
Yep, even use water lazers to clean and drill your teeth.
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May 19, 2016 9:02PM
Kat Frederick
Kat Frederick
They cut a "Sneeker" in half...Not a "Snicker"! A "Snicker" is a Candy Bar, not a Shoe! :/
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May 19, 2016 9:42PM
Emma Lin
Emma Lin
Although that would be "sneaker"...
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May 19, 2016 10:02PM
Michelle Romero
I can believe it. I was rinsing my car at the DIY car wash when I had a brain fart and by accident I put my hand in front of where I was rinsing to remove a spot on the car and the water pressure ripped my skin right off. It took no more that 1 or 2 seconds.
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May 19, 2016 10:07PM
Gerald Mason
Gerald Mason
water very powerful,it cuts thru granite and makes canyons, it might take years but will cut thru anything.
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May 19, 2016 10:31PM
Gerald Mason
Gerald Mason
Emma Lin good go Emma!
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May 19, 2016 10:33PM
David Bradford
Little bit of a misnomer here as the waterjet that cut these objects would have to have an abrasive in it to get these cuts done. A straight waterjet can only cut foam, light rubber and other really soft materials.
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May 19, 2016 10:53PM
Scott Sumone
Scott Sumone
I've known about water's power for quite some time. I was not aware someone had applied the principles, but I knew it wouldn't be long....Niagra Falls has been wearing down rocks for centuries....a little more pressure and you can cut anything.....
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May 19, 2016 11:41PM
Kat Frederick
Kat Frederick
Emma Lin...I noticed that, after I had already posted my comment! LOL! :)
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May 20, 2016 12:37AM
Yolanda Solis
Very impressed
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May 20, 2016 1:31AM
Don Penick
Don Penick
it all depends on the cutting pressure
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May 20, 2016 2:15AM
Nina Kamwene
Nina Kamwene
WOW! Thanks Quizz folks I had no idea that water combined with speed is a lethal weapon.
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May 20, 2016 4:24AM
Pietro Cantarelli
I saw that on 'HOW IS MADE'
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May 20, 2016 3:40PM

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