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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C
# young sci 2014
Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution
The device pumps warm water onto the windscreen to prevent ice from forming.

WHEN EOIN MCGIVERN (12) and Cormac Harty (13) realised that frozen windscreens could seriously hamper journeys in cold weather, they decided to find a way to prevent it.

The duo, who go to St Louis secondary school in Co Down, put together an invention called Easy Freeze, which they entered into the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

At the RDS, they explained how Easy Freeze works:

(Video TheJournal.ie/YouTube)

The temperature of the water can be changed, to avoid risk of the windscreen cracking.

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