DIY Zuckerwatten-Maschine aus einer alten Festplatte

Wie man aus einer alten Festplatte eine Zuckerwatten-Maschine macht. Mmmm, Zuckerwatte…

A Chinese engineer who operates a data recovery and hard drive repair center is being hailed as a genius after inventing a DIY candy floss machine made from a used hard disk. According to the instructions, all that is needed to create your own candy floss maker is a hard drive that can still power up, a round flat metal tin, six bicycle spokes, an aluminum can and a plastic basin. A series of photos demonstrating how to create this candy floss machine have made some sensation across China internet …

The key to the improvised cotton candy maker is the hard drive’s rotating platter. Most commercial cotton candy machines spin at around 3,450 rotations per minute, while modern hard drives operate at 5,400 rotations per minute or higher.

Turning an Old Hard Disk Into a Candy Floss Machine (via Hackaday)