Coiled Nichrome Wire Electric Weeder

In the market-farming community there is a tool called the Flame Weeder. There are a few itterations of it already out there by Farmers Friend LLC.

I’ve been waiting on an electric version. I feel as though FarmBot could be the inspiration for others.

How it works (in theory):
Round metal base with ceramic interior. Coiled nicrome wire circling the interior of the ceramic head. (it would basically look like a door knob) The nichrome wire has a 1400C melting point.
The theory is that the coils get so hot, that when they slowly pass over the thread-stage weeds, the plant cell walls burst from the water boiling and they die in a few minutes.
It is an alternative to using petroleum based weeders and it would be some kickass inspiration for countless innovators.

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