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Hydrogen is the lightest element so why not use it.

We know of H2O turbines and Hydrogen Gas but I propose a new invention call Hydro-Flotation. If you can use gravity to spin wheels to Alternators and Motors would you be able to use flotation as well?

What would you use this new technology for?

Best of all it is all natural.

Closing Statement from Kevin Kamaile

It be like an upside down clock instead of energy from gravitation it would float.

  • Jun 26 2013: ok so your idea is to get it floating up through turbines? kind of like a reverse dam with water. Ok that's all jolly good but where will you get a pocket of constant and consistant flowing hydrogen? it would take more energy to get the hydrogen to the location it's being released that it would produce and after it floats up then what? just let it float away into the atmosphere? you're thinking of a highly inefficient machine now a better solution is to use hydrogen's combustibility to produce energy as it is HIGHLY combustable and a very abundant source of fuel as it's what stars run on.
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    May 28 2013: Flotation is what you will experience if you mishandle Hydrogen.
    Effects of exposure to hydrogen: Fire: Extremely flammable. Many reactions may cause fire or explosion. Explosion: Gas/air mixtures are explosive. Routes of exposure: The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. Inhalation: High concentrations of this gas can cause an oxygen-deficient environment. Individuals breathing such an atmosphere may experience symptoms which include headaches, ringing in ears, dizziness, drowsiness, unconsciousness, nausea, vomiting and depression of all the senses. The skin of a victim may have a blue color. Under some circumstances, death may occur. Hydrogen is not expected to cause mutagenicity, embryotoxicity, teratogenicity or reproductive toxicity. Pre-existing respiratory conditions may be aggravated by overexposure to hydrogen. Inhalation risk: On loss of containment, a harmful concentration of this gas in the air will be reached very quickly.
    Physical dangers: The gas mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed. The gas is lighter than air.
    Chemical dangers: Heating may cause violent combustion or explosion. Reacts violently with air, oxygen, halogens and strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard. Metal catalysts, such as platinum and nickel, greatly enhance these reactions.
    High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death. Check oxygen content before entering area. No odor warning if toxic concentrations are present. Measure hydrogen concentrations with suitable gas detector (a normal flammable gas detector is not suited for the purpose).
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    • May 28 2013: Thank you for all the warnings about hydrogen I understand it is a very highly flamable element and with your post I have learned a little more about it. My design for a flotation device using hydrogren would however be concealed and under water where there is no flame or ability to be mishandled.
      • Jun 25 2013: Just a little point you are not taking into account: under certain circumstances hydrogen can burn inside water and even explode.
  • May 27 2013: If you have pure hydrogen gas how long will it last contained in a capsule? Can that capsule be connected to a cable thatruns down in to a pully and back up to a wheel? Connect that wheel to sprokets and another wheel that has a pully at the same length above the water for a gravitational weight.

    1. Weight to pull a cable by gravity
    2. Wheel to spin an alternator
    3. Flotation to pull the cable by flotation

    When the weight touches down a trigger pulls to let the float rise.
    When the float rises it pulls the weight back up and the flotation device sinks.

    The wheels would need to create more energy then it takes to sink and pull the weight.
    The best part about this system is the wheels can make more energy then the initial system uses.

    The longer the cable on any end the more power to pull the weight up and sink the flotation device.

    It leaves the rest of it's power for use as electric current to charge.

    I thought about this from watching this video and I figured out it could be reversed and upside down with flotation.

    I don't know if it is possible but it is an idea and I hope that is enough to trigger creativity of inventors.
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    May 26 2013: Remember the Hinderberg? Hydrogen is a very explosive and dangerous gas.
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    May 26 2013: The concept of "flotation" has been used before. Geothermal energy uses heated gases/water vapor to drive turbines. We can't use hydrogen because it would be incredibly difficult to:

    A.)Isolate it from the environment since it binds with O2 so readily. So we need a vacuum (difficult).
    B.)"Push it down" so that it can "float."
    C.)The process would be incredibly inefficient. It would take huge amounts of hydrogen atoms to move a turbine (see F=MA)