Something a bit different to bring for you today, and fun too! A few slow motion water videos of everyday plumbing items around your home. It is fascinating to see these items in slow motion videos and see how something you take for granted in slow motion.
All of these were filmed using the slow motion feature on a Google Android mobile phone and for something that is not a specialist slow motion camera, the results are great!
Let’s take a look at your first slow motion water video…
Slow Motion Water (1) – Spoon & Water
The first slow motion water video is a quirky one, running a spoon under a running tap:
It is interesting to see how the water hits the spoon, then splays out in a smooth curve until the water tension breaks and it goes into individual water droplets. Next time you are washing your morning coffee teaspoon under the tap, see if it does the same.
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Onto our second video…
Slow Motion Water (2) – Running Tap
This video is of starting a running tap, to see how the water comes out:
Nothing particularly dramatic about that but it is interesting to see how the water flow patterns change from the tap starting on to building up to a regular flow.
Slow Motion Water (3) – Tap Into Sink
This video is of starting a tap running into a kitchen sink:
It is interesting to see how the water pressure forces the bubbles outwards before the form properly as circle in the stainless steel kitchen sink base.
Slow Motion Water (4) – Tap Into Full Sink
This video is of starting a tap running into a kitchen sink with water already in it:
Perhaps unsurprisingly, unlike the previous slow motion water video, the bubbles form immediately and circle around the flow anticlockwise, perhaps due to the spray pattern.
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Slow Motion Water (5) – Aerator Tap
This video is of starting an aerator tap running into a plastic sink bowl:
Definitely a bit more frothy than the previous video and with some bigger bubbles.
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Slow Motion Water (6) – Water Droplets
This slow motion water video is of water droplets falling into a sink of water:
It is interesting to see how dramatic a simple water drop is in slow motion!
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Slow Motion Water (7) – Pulling the Plug!
Perhaps appropriately for our final video, a slow motion video of a plug being pulled out of a bath with water in the bottom:
It is fascinating to see the water being pulled up before the plug suction kicks into force and draws the water down the plug hole pretty quickly soon afterwards. It looks more dramatic in slow motion than in real life.
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These slow motion water videos have all been collated into this one YouTube video, from our Water Leak YouTube Channel:
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