Wind/Solar Powered Clothes Dryer

22 nov. 2020
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I made a Renewable energy powered clothes dryer but theres more to consider than you think....
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  • Now this is a very Low Tech approach to green energy but its always good to start simple and who knew about the washing machine door shape being so important lol. What other green projects would you like to see as this has got me thinking, Theres some great pitches from the teams with energy from falling rain aero efficient Traffic sequencing and different materials to improve batteries so hope this completion helps these things become a reality.

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    • Jesus love’s you an he is coming back soon an if you’re not ready you’re going to hell

      Sonic 2.0Sonic 2.04 dagen geleden
    • Jesus love’s you an he is coming back soon an if you’re not ready you’re going to hell

      Sonic 2.0Sonic 2.04 dagen geleden
    • Jesus love’s you an he is coming back soon an if you’re not ready you’re going to hell

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    • Nuke

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    • My back yard is calling your name, Colin!

      Terry GlendeningTerry Glendening8 dagen geleden
  • lol could have just used a clothesline

    Joe LeofflerJoe Leoffler15 uur geleden
  • Jesus love’s you an he is coming back soon an if you’re not ready you’re going to hell

    Sonic 2.0Sonic 2.04 dagen geleden
  • A little bit simplistic approach to given problem but decent realisation of the project. I suppose the over theatrical ( for my taste) appearance is supposed to attire more audience.

    NavigatorNavigator5 dagen geleden
  • Hallo ik ben Nederlands Hello i Nederlands

    De boysDe boys5 dagen geleden
  • Some great shooting in this video, thanks to the videographer!

    marianwhitmarianwhit6 dagen geleden
  • Please build a pulsjet cloth dryer

    Kanalarbeiten !Kanalarbeiten !8 dagen geleden
  • 6:58 are those plastic hands

    Lachie LachieLachie Lachie10 dagen geleden
  • I just went ahead and used this really amazing thing called a clothesline.. and surprisingly all the laundry was dry in a few hours.

    sunshinemodels1sunshinemodels111 dagen geleden
    • Was looking for this comment

      Sasha DomoSasha Domo8 dagen geleden
  • Who else thinks Colin would make an epic engineering teacher

    Someonelse YTSomeonelse YT11 dagen geleden
  • do you pay any tax for using wind and solar power?

    7th Seeker7th Seeker11 dagen geleden
  • You're green(dry)washing Shell;)

    Bartłomiej ŁukaszewskiBartłomiej Łukaszewski12 dagen geleden
  • #moneywash machine ?

    kose2ikkose2ik13 dagen geleden
  • *The British Mark Rober*

    Marcus UlpindoMarcus Ulpindo15 dagen geleden
  • 8:00 oh boy, how did you cut yourself? O.O

    renegade2krenegade2k15 dagen geleden
  • Air and water displacement powered air compressor driven turbine drum with piezioelectric plates to catch energy from the spinning that put the extra needed to use a small amount of the air flow to power the air and water displacement generator ....maybe even a levitating liquid pendulum washing machine built into the air and water displacement generator Like archamedes sphere was ment for Ferroelectric polymer shock absorbing springs on acrylic axles with cloth in the brackets to catch the static with tinfoil capacitor A spherical gyroscopic version would be cool Free energy Like bubbling water to compress air Compressed air can be added to water to cut through pretty much anything too Water jets dont wear like saw blades do All without even needing electricity or batteries These are a few of my free energy upgrades Awesome vids furzey boy cracking contraptions created What about holographic projector shades using water vapor so nothing touches the face Vapor density regulation acting like polarized lenses helmholz resonator gyroscopic antigravity supercapacitor ionic acoustic hoverboard would be cool

    chris ballchris ball17 dagen geleden
  • It s cool, but really useless

    Anian DenglerAnian Dengler21 dag geleden
  • well since it spits out all colins socks they will just be smelly forever haha

    Tom's WorldTom's World23 dagen geleden
  • Eyyyyy how on earths hell hole did I miss this video

    omega-LSPomega-LSP24 dagen geleden
  • Isn't that what clothes lines are for collin 🤣 put em out in the sun to dry

    Adrian KingstonAdrian Kingston24 dagen geleden
  • Or you could just get a solar panel and wire it up to a normal tumble dryer... just a suggestion...

    Decimus64Decimus6426 dagen geleden
  • Furze, please tell me what you can't build.

    KaxorKaxor27 dagen geleden
  • my mom needs that...

    Hussain Mulla AhmedHussain Mulla Ahmed27 dagen geleden
  • There's a slug falling from your clothes on 11:19. Maybe something to think about when building an outdoor dryer without any door.

    Remco MRemco M29 dagen geleden
  • A convection drier driven by just solar heat would be so much simpler and cheaper.

    André HolmbergAndré Holmberg29 dagen geleden
  • That didn’t solve any of the problems a clothesline has. You still have to take your clothes outside and then bring them back in, it still takes a full day, and it only works on warm windy days.

    Joey isamazingJoey isamazingMaand geleden
  • For some reason NLworld unsubbed me from you? I wondered why I wasn't seeing new stuff!

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    • @colinfurze Me Too! Merry Christmas dude

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    • I hate that this happens

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  • Hey Colin! I don't fully expect you to notice a comment on a month old video, but I just wanted to say I think this is a great idea, and I'm no expert, but thinking of my own clothes drier that I use, the air usually blows in from the back or through all the small holes punctured in the barrel itself. In this specific configuration, most of the air would leak out rather than pass through the clothes, since there's no door to isolate it, but you noticed that yourself of course. Secondly, most driers have inwards-facing fins that portrude from the barrel, creating slight "steps" that the clothes hang onto for an additional second before they drop back down, this would bring the clothes closer to the fan, as well as make them fall back down to the bottom while the other clothes are being brought up, creating more of a tumbling chain of motion, since your dryer seemed to have a lot of the clothes slide around the bottom for the most part, since there wasn't enough friction to drag them up at all, which might explain why the thicker clothes weren't drying, since heavier objects tend to stick to the bottom of a pile. That's just my two cents of course, I'm no expert. Cheers mate!

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    • your right but this was a test mainly of the wind and solar parts firstly, theres lots of things to improve so will revise it at some point

      colinfurzecolinfurzeMaand geleden
  • Use the wind and solar to charge battery banks to run a tumble dryer.. But Where's the fun in that

    mike allenmike allenMaand geleden
  • jzjzjkskkskzjms

    Elle GarciaElle GarciaMaand geleden
  • his engine setup looks like a coffee machine

    Kellie LangeliersKellie LangeliersMaand geleden
  • I can see the appeal of these in a city. Think 20 of these on top of an apartment block. Hmm...

    MazeFrameMazeFrameMaand geleden
  • 9:17 perfect representation of UK accent

    Kieran DawsonKieran DawsonMaand geleden
  • Why put a fan in when you could have put an electric heater....This is the reason engineers are still making revisions after projects are 90% complete.

    AshtrayAnnieAshtrayAnnieMaand geleden
  • 6:56 these hands xD

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  • Real life phineas and ferb

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    Brodee WerahikoBrodee WerahikoMaand geleden
  • Should we tell him about clothes lines?

  • You say: "Clothes Dryer" I say: Much needed soil sifter, plz

    I Am Stan StJackI Am Stan StJackMaand geleden
  • Wait a sec, did you do a compare test on just hanging them outside in the sun?

    走氣汽水走氣汽水Maand geleden
  • If you could insulate it then you'd have a perfect machine that could make ice cream for you without using electricity

    Omesh PersaudOmesh PersaudMaand geleden
  • As is often said, if it's stupid and works, it's not stupid is it?

    theemissary1313theemissary1313Maand geleden
  • Colin, you need a taller tower for your windmill.

    Electricity tasterElectricity tasterMaand geleden
  • This is the worst reinvention of the wheel. And who needs a tumble dryer if you can air dry it on a clothes horse.

    MyEconomics101MyEconomics101Maand geleden
  • Try putting a heating element in front or back of the fan

    Almir MededovicAlmir MededovicMaand geleden
  • Aca esta el comentario en español que estabas buscando!

    ElSanty_ PirisElSanty_ PirisMaand geleden
  • 4:32 - Giant mouse? Why when you have a kid? :D

    Prostě KopecProstě KopecMaand geleden
  • That clothes drier is a thing of beauty, surely there is a market for a lovely refined version even if it is just solar.

    Mr BelterMr BelterMaand geleden
  • Great

    Gentile ukGentile ukMaand geleden
  • The 'Wind/Solar Powered Clothes Dryer' has already been invented. It's called a '#WashingLine'. 👍🏻😂

    GoatlipsGoatlipsMaand geleden
    • ...No, I did not check the previous comments. Also - I was impressed by the creation - definitely easier than a washing line, albeit considerably more expensive to make (especially if you only have cutlery for tools to begin with).

      GoatlipsGoatlipsMaand geleden
  • Can anyone calculate how many times he would have to use it / how long for, to re-gain the energy used while building the thing? ;)

    GhozerGhozerMaand geleden
  • Mr Bean also did something similar (Or at least, the animated show)

    Luxray LloydLuxray LloydMaand geleden
  • Colin your a frickin genius and I absolutely love your videos 👍👍👍

    Gavin CoyleGavin CoyleMaand geleden
  • 16 desember 2020 The likes is 69K lol

    Farel FratamaFarel FratamaMaand geleden

    DanivalDanivalMaand geleden
  • Isn’t a wind powered clothes drying machine just the wind 😂

    Charlie BonfieldCharlie BonfieldMaand geleden
  • Maybe it's just me having been studying a lot of german over the past 3 years but he looks pretty german lol. Loved the vid colin.

    MrFox666MrFox666Maand geleden
  • what happened to your face at 8:26

    MuzzleburnhurtsMuzzleburnhurtsMaand geleden
  • It looks like modern art

    Tommy P.Tommy P.Maand geleden
  • Now grab a black hose, put it a wooden box with glass and make sure it's a coil with plenty of length in this box. Put this box somewhere under the sun, blow air from one side, get warm air on the other.

    Tony MillerTony MillerMaand geleden
  • This isn't colin, where is his tie?

    Aaaa aaAaAaaa aaAaMaand geleden
  • Colin Furze has burned and blown up so much stuff that there is no amount of laundry dried by the wind in the known universe to offset this. LOL #climatechangeisfake

    Keith YoungbloodKeith YoungbloodMaand geleden
  • Was looking for dryer duct repair and this came up 🤔

    willy Jillywilly JillyMaand geleden
  • 🤔

    Gacheru MburuGacheru MburuMaand geleden
  • 11:21 nice underwear collin

    Mat3zyMat3zyMaand geleden
  • Who else would love to have Colin as a neighbor?

    OM617YOTAOM617YOTAMaand geleden
  • Colin I instal solar panels names Charlie

    The secret life of reptilesThe secret life of reptilesMaand geleden
  • snug like a bug in a rug

    cwispeecwispeeMaand geleden
  • You could also hang your clothes and dry it with wind and solar just as well...

    ttiizationttiizationMaand geleden
  • just put the Clothes on and they will dry up

    EebuskaEebuskaMaand geleden
  • Make one with a 600cc sportbike engine

    Ben BryantBen BryantMaand geleden

    QURAN TVQURAN TVMaand geleden
  • I'm sorry but this was a complete fail because no flame thrower was involved...

    Tyg RahofTyg RahofMaand geleden
  • 7:55 so we gonna talk about the scratches or no?

    LordRampentHumpLordRampentHumpMaand geleden
  • But Colin! Perspex plastic isn’t eco friendly!

    Ben KendallBen KendallMaand geleden
  • If Colin furze was a millionaire he would probably make a working james bond car out of a Aston Martin or Jaguar e type

    George PomonisGeorge PomonisMaand geleden
  • Collo, I think it would work best in your bunker😉

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  • Dr. Vegapunk in Real Life

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  • How did you cut your face about 8 mins in video 🤨

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  • *Feel like watching an Epic Anime*

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  • ❤️🧡🤎💛💚💙💜💖

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  • 👍🤩👍🤩👍🤩

    Mona LisaMona LisaMaand geleden
  • Once again solar power beats the pants off of wind - cheaper, simpler, more reliable and just plain more powerful. For the money and time into the turbine you could buy a couple more panels, though I realize half the fun is the build here. I consider adding a wind turbine to my solar array occasionally, but always remember that it's rarely worth it on a residential scale. Utility scale wind is a different story.

    EV RanchEV RanchMaand geleden
  • Excellent!

    Maris GMaris GMaand geleden
  • jet powered drying machine!

    Pierre-Marc DionnePierre-Marc DionneMaand geleden
  • I made my own version of this. Took me months:

    LippyLippyMaand geleden
  • Feel like concentrated solar into a temperature battery you could use to help heat and power the process would have worked better than straight solar. Good not to waste the wind though. If you can get the sun to run hot enough maybe getting the wind and solar and which-what every to build up speed on a fly wheel to better tumble the laundry. Steady as she goes but a modern drier does have some advantages. Don't see a lot of fly wheel reliant projects online. Suppose it's a bit outside the ability of most hobbyists to craft and perfect... some day, somewhere, somehow.

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  • Hear me out Colin Furze vs Mark Rober

    Ryan GleasonRyan GleasonMaand geleden
  • I will you a secret low tech solution Washing line ????

    Earth WormEarth WormMaand geleden
  • thought you might like this lol 👍😁 brilliant as always

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    DILIGAF if I no u noDILIGAF if I no u noMaand geleden
  • Just hang it up in ghe garden lol😂

    Kolomi HDKolomi HDMaand geleden
  • Asserting dominance 1:44

    Sully B.Sully B.Maand geleden
  • Hi Colin

    Ricardo MonjarazRicardo MonjarazMaand geleden
  • im sorry, but a piece of string is a wind and solar powered clothes drying machine. its centuries old and costs basically nothing... probably does a better job

    J Fr55manJ Fr55manMaand geleden
  • Add a heating coil to the fan and this may be a feasible method of drying, if you don't need something instantly dry.

    call me ronaldcall me ronaldMaand geleden
  • Hate shell thO

    BrokenBridgesBrokenBridgesMaand geleden
  • Why not just dry them outside in the sun on a cloth line?

    Roshan DashRoshan DashMaand geleden
  • I give a thumbs up long time watcher a long time fan long time student keep showing us the way

    William LockwoodWilliam LockwoodMaand geleden
    • no ones going to mention his hands at 6:57 ???

      dcoog anmldcoog anmlMaand geleden
  • Have you ever tried the push and pull the force of a magnet I have tried to work it out but I cannot do it I would like to see if you can you are the brains you are the tech you are the teacher 💯👍

    William LockwoodWilliam LockwoodMaand geleden
    • slow and sure...

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