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  • Who: Discovery Channel BIG!

  • What: Largest blender

  • Where: United States

The largest blender in the world, built in five days by Wink Eller, Greg Scott Abbott, Lisa Legohn, Christoff Koon, Eric Scarlett and Frank Payne (all USA) in Santa Clarita, California, USA, measures 4.79 m (16 ft 4 in) tall, 2.43 (8 ft) wide, 3.04 m (10 ft) deep and was unveiled on 6 July 2004 on Discovery Channel's 'BIG!' television show. The blender was used on 28 March 2004 to make a 1, 324 litre (291 gal / 350 US gal) smoothie.

The tumbler itself can hold approximately 2,649 litres (582 gal / 700 US gal) in total and measures 3.04 m (10 ft) tall, 1.21 m (4 ft) wide and 1.21 m (4 ft) deep. The build was completed using the following materials: Tumbler: (4) 5052-H32 Sheets of rolled aluminum Windows: 3/4” Plexiglas Base: Frame is made of 2” x 2” steel square tubing, and structure is skinned with aluminum sheeting. Power: (20) 12 Volt car batteries Motor: DC Series wound 100 horsepower Motor Controller: (1) Zilla EV 1000 amp Buttons: Aluminum with red Plexiglas

 

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