INTERESTING: The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can

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The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can

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Published on Apr 14, 2015

Bill details the engineering choices underlying the design of a beverage can He explains why it is cylindrical, outlines the manufacturing steps needed to created the can, notes why the can narrows near it lid, show close ups of the double-seam that hold the lid on, and details the complex operation of the tab that opens the can. 
☛ Links to additional videos:
Rexam: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dK1VV…
How It’s Made: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Y0zA…
Anim1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WU_iS…
Anim2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcsDx…
Drawing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF4v-…
Redrawing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUAijp…

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Absolutely stunning to this fat old white guy injineer.

(I knew a lot of this but never saw it so well explained. 

Reminds me of the great economics text “I, pencil” and the various adaptions of it.

How much we stand on the shoulders of our predecessors and their intellectual discoveries and capital investments.

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