Carbon nanotube is so light it floats
Twist link-able cans that eliminate the need for plastic rings
still the best trophy stand ever
Prototype crawler with omni-directional wheels can move in any direction
These satisfyingly close tolerances
Mechanical seven-segment display made from cardboard
Dyson fans and a balloon
Flatpacking a wind turbine
I always love finding an elegant mechanism I'd never seen before. This latch is brilliant in its simplicity!
Making some sort of cable sheath
Water cooled LED flashlight
F-35 thrust vectoring
P-Traps are performing a critical task in your home right now with zero moving parts, near zero percent failure rate, while being nearly maintenance free, simple to install or replace, and dirt cheap to manufacture.
Wire bending in 2D and 3D
Why train wheels have conical geometry
I have no tolerance for this sort of thing.
Prepare for take off
Steam engine made entirely of glass
The hull of a 68AA2 Tank being quenched
The groove on this wireless mouse USB receiver flips the mouse's switch on or off depending on whether you remove or replace it.
Rupert’s drop obliterates an AK-47 round and then turns to dust because of the vibration generated at the tail
Colibri motion sculpture
Tensile Weld testing at 26 tons
How a safe lock works
Special operations boat airdrop from a C-17
Model to show how earthquake dampeners work on building structures
Mechanical iris used for marking and measuring circles.
Today we are thrilled to announce that we have produced the world’s largest wind turbine blade ! The Haliade-X 12 MW 107-meters blade has completed the molding process at our factory in Cherbourg, France.
Imagine this laser in year 1500...I will summon now the magic engravings..
Linear reciprocation to rotation conversion
Pretty cool feat of engineering
Tesla Model X
Hand laser cutter for nuclear decomissioning
B-24 nose turret
An insane road, but a great engineering project (unknown location)
Creating a bridge foundation in a river
An emergency stop sign projected on a water curtain to stop tall trucks from crashing into a tunnel in Sydney, Australia.
DrivEn drivetrain at Eurobike
Peristaltic (contract-relax) motion robot
Water bombers (superscoopers) refill their tanks mid-flight
But who cleans the solar panels of the solar powered solar panel cleaning robot?
A 300+ year old hammer mill in action
Engraving with a CNC
19 sphere made with birch plywood
Helicopters get shrink-wrapped before being transported.
An inside look at a CT scanner spinning full speed
The Antonov 225, the heaviest and most powerful plane ever built
Heavy lift ring crane
Comparing Liquid Piston's new diesel rotary engine to a traditional Wankel engine.
Saw Mill Operated by a Water Wheel
The glass beads used to reflect the paint on the roads at night. Also the reason that paint is slicker than ice when wet.
Auto aperture trash can
God save the AutoCAD :)
Warship's fuel nozzle
Trains mating in the wild
14 cylinders, 25,480 liters, 108,920 hp, 2300 tons supertanker engine.
This cnc wood carving is unreal
Solar panel flower
Flexwing airplane made out of 9 smaller airplanes connected at wings
How an AK-47 works
I dunno if it fits on this sub but...
A cube which can balance and move on its own
Hummer with reconfigurable wheel track
Oddly satisfying (at least for me)
Deburring, polishing and buffing a weld
Real life example of traffic shockwave
Marble-operated door lock
Largest dam removal in US history
Temple bamboo scaffolding
Quickly turning a military convoy around
Sweden wanted a bridge, Denmark wanted a tunnel, they compromised
It may not be majestic but its Engineering porn alright
Omnidirectional Wheels on a Forklift
A highway interchange between mountain tunnels (x-post from r/pics)
This is the crankshaft for a Wärtsilä-Sulzer RTA96-C engine, the largest reciprocating engine in the world, used in large container ships. It's a 1810-litre engine that generates 108,920 horsepower at 102 RPM, and it idles at 22 RPM... almost 3 seconds per rotation. This crankshaft weighs 300 tons.
Human powered helicopter
How much runway do you need?
Casting a gigantic propeller at 1,800°F
Double decker metro train in Sydney
This lan port.
Sometimes I forget the capabilities of 3D printing
Controlled demolition of Silo in Aalborg, Denmark
Making a crankshaft (x-post r/mechanical_gifs)
Royal Australian Air Force refueling
1954 Kaiser Darrin, the door slides into the front fender.
Belgium's Sart Canal bridge
This modified $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán features a gyro-stabilized camera rig on its hood, allowing it to keep up with the world’s fastest cars for photo and video shoots.
Impressive B-1B Bombers Afterburners
The bend on that pole!
Does this belong here?
Oil removal laser
CNC Machine Cutting a Motorcycle Helmet
Transparent Pinball Machine.
Laser cutting machine
Automatic sprinkler test.
3 years of wear on swing set bracket
What 10,000 horsepower does to a drag tire at launch
Boston dynamics doing their thing
Placing a viaduct under an existing road in 1 weekend time.
Engineering aside, the fact the guys worked so hard and so fast to fix this is remarkable.
Retired aerospace engineer Built Rollercoasters In His Garden For His Grandchildren
An IBM 50-qubit prototype quantum computer cryostat [2861 x 3814]
Autonomous pallet trucks
Smoooooth. I would love to have tools like this.
Grumman TBF Avenger with Sto-Wing compound angle wing-folding mechanism
Synchronization gear or machine gun synchronizer
how on earth was this made?
Reconfigurable wheel design
A miniature W-18 engine being put together
I thought this would fit here
110 ton ICBM silo lid opening from r/interestingasfuck
Afterburner nozzle actuation
3D printed 3D wire bender
This simple design controls the complicated world of fluid dynamics, with NO moving parts
Electric Ducted Fan (EDF) 3D-printed rocket that takes off and lands vertically
This bureau has easily-accessible hidden drawers.
1,000,000 tiny screws
Magazine speed loader
IBM Ball Head typewriter
Old school engineering porn.
Not only The Vessel is incredible but Hudson Yards as a whole is an amazing engineering feat
Those airless tires tho.
Thanksgivingandgivingandgiving keeps on giving
Intricately crafted armoire and it's secret compartments