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'Reverse microwaves' are coming, will cool drinks down in seconds

Chill your drinks down in less than a minute with a 'reverse microwave'

| Science, Space & Robotics News | Posted: Oct 28, 2013 4:35 am

In a "why didn't I think of it first" we can expect the microwave industry to be completely turned on its head, with a next-generation microwave coming which will be a 'reverse-microwave' which will be capable of chilling down a drink in 45 seconds.

 

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The new reverse-microwave will be capable of chilling down soft drinks and wine bottles from room temperature to just four degrees in seconds. The device will cool drinks of all shapes and sizes to different temperatures without disturbing the contents of the drink itself, or the carbonation. The technology has been developed with the help of research funding from the European Union, which works with the help of a cooling vortex which spins the drink around.

 

This starts a stop-start rotational sequence which creates something known as a Rankine vortex, which is a collapsed vortex in a viscous fluid. The drink will be rotated quickly around twin axes in water which will keep the drink in its original state, all while cooling it down for your pleasure. V-Tex created the technology, where it has said that the process requires just 20% of the energy required by standard drink chillers.

NEWS SOURCES:Telegraph.co.uk

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