How to cut a bottle in half (lengthwise)

Glass bottles and jars are an excellent material for home-producers, from which you can do something new and unusual. For their processing, as it turned out, it is not necessary to use mechanical means. For example, I'll show you how to cut a bottle along an electric current.


What to cut glasses will be required:
  • Bottle with a sprayer filled with plain water.
  • A piece of asbestos or other heat-resistant or refractory material, such as paronite.
  • Packing gum - you can buy in stores with stationery.
  • A piece of nichrome wire can be extracted from almost any electrical heating device.
  • A power source capable of 30-40 V and 3-4 A.
  • Well, actually sa m object cutting - glass bottle.
How to cut a bottle in half lengthwise

Cut the bottle in half

First you need to straighten the nichrome wire properly, since evenness of the cut edge of the bottle depends on its evenness.Unwind spirat, if before that nichrome you were in a spiral.
How to cut a bottle in half lengthwise
Now you need to wrap the bottle in this wire and fix it with rubber flagella. In fact, nichrome wire is the future line on which the bottle will be cut. How to cut a bottle in half along
Fix the passage of the wire in several places. Prepare asbestos: cut or break into small pieces.
How to cut a bottle in half lengthwise
Then we put these pieces under the gum from all sides. This should be done so that when heated, the wire does not damage the rubber flagella. In principle, if there is no asbestos, then it can be replaced with wooden slats.
How to cut a bottle in half along the
How to cut a bottle in half lengthwise
We push a lump in the neck, thereby pressing the pieces of wire from the inside of the bottle neck.
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The bottle neck is generally a problematic part, since the glass is thicker there. The bottom of the bottle is also a problem area. Therefore, in order to press the wire to the bottom, it is necessary to put the bottle on a ledge made of a piece of asbestos.

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