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Factory chimneys can often be seen belching out copious
clouds of vaporous matter. I would like to be able to install
device at a large chimney outlet to gain control over the
quantity, colour and frequency of smoke emissions in order
create a new art work.
The device would consist
computer controlled, palpitating orifice with colour spray
injectors (environmentally benign of course). Pulses, along
with sustained jets, would be possible in every imaginable
permutation of colour. An installation featuring multiple
chimneys would be my ultimate objective.
Baked, with high velocity smoke stacks...
[DrCurry, Sep 29 2005]
[shinobi, Oct 01 2005]
||I suggest you simulate it on a computer first to see if you really, really, want to do it. It would be a pity to work through the likely environmental opposition and the certain expense and have it turn out to be not very cool. On the other hand, if it were spectacular, you might get a lot of community support. A local radio station could have a contest to select one song a week to belch along with. You could have a tourist-attracting beer festival at night with illuminated multi-colored smoke. Although white smoke and colored lights would be cheaper.
||The technology you need is widely used for sky writing, so I don't think you need to worry about dhill's objections.
||This reminds me of a under-appreciated concept i came up with a few months back (linked). I like it though, and would love to see this surreal idea fill the skies (+)
||I think I've found the smoking bun... (+)
||See last link. This was one of my first hb postings. ha
||//computer controlled, palpitating orifice //
||You can buy those now, really quite cheaply, on eBay ... someone
must buy them ... more deserving of pity tham condemnation, really ...