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Video Of Suitcases Being Made In Seconds Has People Mesmerised

Video Of Suitcases Being Made In Seconds Has People Mesmerised

Ever wondered how a suitcase is made? If so, you have a curious mind, and you may just be surprised.

A clip of the rapid process was shared on Twitter and it turns out it's unexpectedly satisfying and hypnotic.

The video shows the plastic being inflated into a large bubble before rapidly rippling into the form of a suitcase quite majestically.

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The seemingly magical operation is actually called vacuum forming, whereby plastic is heated until it is soft, blown up so it stretches into a large bubble, then forced around a mould - in this case, a suitcase-shaped mould.

While the process may seem straightforward to those who work in plastic product factories, to laymen it is clearly mesmeric.

The footage of the process has been viewed more than six million times and liked more than 570,000 times. Judging by the comments, it seems most people now reckon suitcases are made using witchcraft.

Vacuum forming or witchcraft? Credit: Twitter/@Kinglrg_
Vacuum forming or witchcraft? Credit: Twitter/@Kinglrg_
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One person said: "My mind genuinely cannot comprehend what is happening here and I don't like it."

Another person said: "I'm uncomfortable and satisfied at the same time. Help?"

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A third added: "When I see stuff like this I feel so dumb. I don't understand a single thing that's happening."

If you're one of the people who finds the suitcase-making process oddly pleasing, then the chances are you'll bloody love watching Viennetta being made.

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It's perhaps less surprising that the building of the intricate ice cream is aesthetically pleasing, but even with lofty expectations, nothing can prepare you for the thing of beauty that is the Viennetta conveyor belt.


Footage of said conveyor belt first went viral a few years back and shows the ice cream transformed from a single layer of vanilla to a bewitching block of temptation.

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Mechanised ice cream guns (that's probably not the correct term, but it does sound like a nice kind of gun) operate in perfect harmony, whipping chocolate and vanilla flavours into neat patterns before the huge train of dessert is chopped into a chunks by a big blade.

The blocks then graduate onto the packaging phase, while a saddening pile of off-cuts that haven't made the grade are heaped in a bin.

Both the suitcase and the Viennetta video serve as a reminder that most of us basically have no idea whatsoever about the processes behind the countless objects and edibles we use and eat on a daily basis.

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@Kinglrg_

Topics: Interesting, Community, Weird

Jake Massey

Jake Massey is a journalist at LADbible. He graduated from Newcastle University, where he learnt a bit about media and a lot about living without heating. After spending a few years in Australia and New Zealand, Jake secured a role at an obscure radio station in Norwich, inadvertently becoming a real-life Alan Partridge in the process. From there, Jake became a reporter at the Eastern Daily Press. Jake enjoys playing football, listening to music and writing about himself in the third person.