The Secret Life of The Aluminum Can, A Feat of Engineering

Have you ever thought about what goes into making a can of your favorite soft drink, juice, or beer?

“The people of the world go through 180 billion aluminum beverage cans a year; enough to build dozens of towers to the moon.”

Here are some things we should be thinking about while enjoying of favorite can of the ‘good stuff’.

How does this aluminum can interact with my beverage? Can the beverage corrode the can? Should it be protected? How doesn’t the can explode under the pressure of carbonated drinks? Can the can alter the taste of our favorite drink?

Read the full article here. I will change the way you look at aluminum can.

 

 

 

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