it's no Chicken Gun

in an otherwise dull article about a new SGI machine...

Large companies are also examining larger systems for testing and simulation. Procter & Gamble, for example, uses an SGI system to study the aerodynamics of Pringle's potato chips, Snell said. The chips move along a conveyor belt so fast that they actually take flight. Through aerodynamic modeling, the company can change the shape of the chips and speed up manufacturing. P&G also uses the system to study fluid dynamics in disposable diapers.

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  1. bassfingers says:

    Back in my Kinko's days we used to unplug the braking motor on a high speed Docutech 135 and load it up with cardstock. The output would fly across the room at a pretty good clip. Thinking paper-cut decapitations could have been tough to explain...