2B40.85 - Granular Segregation - Rising Stones
Lay one of the containers on its side. As you shake the container from side to side the nut will sink to the bottom and the light weight pin will come to the top. The upright container can be shaken in an up and down manner. The light pin will sink to the bottom and the steel nut will float to the top.
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