Coffee Maker: Pumping water with no moving parts [Video]


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In the following video, Bill Hammack, the engineer guy, takes apart a coffee maker to show how hot water is pumped through it using a “bubble pump.” The use of this pump reflects an engineer’s choice to have only one heating element to lower the cost.

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5 Responses to Coffee Maker: Pumping water with no moving parts [Video]

  1. Very interesting and informative video, but…

    Someone forgot to proof-read the textual intro…

    The engineer / presenter’s name is Bill Hammack (as clearly shown on the video itself!), not Bill Hammond! Oops…

  2. Very interesting and informative video, but…

    Someone forgot to proof-read the textual intro…

    The engineer / presenter's name is Bill Hammack (as clearly shown on the video itself!), not Bill Hammond! Oops…