Check out this hydraulic press completely flatten a Barbie doll. You might find it disturbing yet very satisfying. The hydraulic press was the cause of death for the Terminator and Andre Delambre in The Fly.
The machine is dependent on Pascal’s law which states that pressure on a confined fluid is transmitted undiminished and acts with equal force on equal areas and at 90 degrees to the container wall.
If you thought that was strange… take a look at what happens when you try and press a sheet of paper more than seven times.
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