Why Aluminum Cans Are a Triumph of Brilliant Engineering

Why Aluminum Cans Are a Triumph of Brilliant Engineering

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Emma Christensen
Apr 20, 2015
(Image credit: EngineerGuy Bill Hammack via Gizmodo)

My husband is a mechanical engineer, so when he sends me a link saying, "Wow, look at how aluminum cans are manufactured!" I take his excitement with a grain of salt. But this time, his nerdy enthusiasm was 100% warranted. This video is fascinating! Flanges and clever pull tabs for the win!

→ Read (and Watch!) More: Why the Simple Aluminum Can Is Actually a Brilliant Piece of Engineering with EngineerGuy Bill Hammack via Gizmodo

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