Sound-based fire extinguisher is an amazing invention

Still, it’s unclear just how effective the concept could be when it comes to putting out large fires and Initial experiments with high-frequency sound waves didn’t yield many results, but low-frequency waves (30-60 Hertz) actually worked./nTran and Robertson began with the idea that sound waves can cause a physical impact on objects, reported science news website Tech Xplore. If sound waves could be used to come between whatever’s burning and oxygen – which fuels the fire – the students believed the flames themselves would go out.

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