The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can

2015 ж. 13 Сәу.
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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.
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Drawing: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF4v-...
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  • Dude this guy made something that's normally really boring into a really fascinating and enjoyable video to watch. Never thought I'd enjoy a 12 minute long video about cans.

    Chris ClowersChris Clowers3 жыл бұрын
    • @oscar montana We just had the same experience. I don't recall what led me to this.

      John SimthJohn Simth15 күн бұрын
    • 3 years later and its still going strong, I just zoned the hell out to this.

      John SimthJohn Simth15 күн бұрын
    • For reals I don't even know how I started to watch 👍

      oscar montanaoscar montana15 күн бұрын
    • 12 minutes, 12 oumces. Coincidence? I don't think so. 😉😃😃

      TrumpWon!TrumpWon!22 күн бұрын
    • naa. this was boring AF.

      verne51verne5126 күн бұрын
  • It’s easy to forget how well engineered even the most simple things in our day to day life really are.

    Alexander The GreatAlexander The GreatАй бұрын
    • unbelievably so. ALOT of hardwork went into making hte modern life as easy as possible

      Pranav RampalPranav Rampal12 күн бұрын
    • ok i like it

      Oscar LeeOscar Lee15 күн бұрын
    • @AndrewWithEase11 11 you kinda can design something forced to be recycled. you can produce things that degrade naturally and are renewably sourced like wood and hemp and things like that. it's not efficient money wise, that would require a different mode of production to be realistic, but it is possible.

      Dave RamerDave Ramer27 күн бұрын
    • @AndrewWithEase11 11 excessively based and rationality-pilled

      Shiroi omoiShiroi omoiАй бұрын
  • I love educational videos like this. No NordVPN sponsorship, no random "funny" videos or stock images that interrupt the flow, no "upbeat" music to distract from what he's saying, just a great, informative lecture. Keep at Bill!

    Admiral BiatchAdmiral BiatchАй бұрын
    • Yes, everything is correct and to the point

      Oscar LeeOscar Lee15 күн бұрын
    • @buickboy92 Thank you so much. Periodic Video's is going to eat up so much of my day tomorrow.

      John SimthJohn Simth15 күн бұрын
    • He also ends the video by telling people to go to other video sites to get more knowledge, telling people to LEAVE his KZworld for more knowledge. Respect. Anyone just trying to get a buck would never literally end a video with "leave my channel if you want some great info"

      John SimthJohn Simth15 күн бұрын
    • No NordVPN sponsorship red alert

      cacahuete mancacahuete man24 күн бұрын
    • Sponsorship helps the channel...

      Thirdie DinautoThirdie Dinauto26 күн бұрын
  • The engineers had to overcome many challenges over the decades to give us this outstanding design. Fortunately they maintained a can do attitude.

    diegovskidiegovskiАй бұрын
    • Ba-dum-tss

      Thierry GirardierThierry Girardier14 күн бұрын
    • It's a good time for some canned laughter.... Because no one is going laugh at any of these puns🙄

      A ChailleA Chaille14 күн бұрын
    • How do i like and dislike a comment at the same time

      Account that I'll use to commentAccount that I'll use to comment14 күн бұрын
    • r/angryupvote

      WincognitoWincognito19 күн бұрын
    • Dang!!! Punished again!!

      A ChailleA Chaille26 күн бұрын
  • I want this guy as my physics/engineering teacher. He breaks it all down to easy to understand segments, and explains it all beautifully. A+

    Hank's AdventuresHank's AdventuresАй бұрын
  • You know you're a good teacher when you can make something as seemingly mundane as the aluminum can into one of the more captivating videos I've ever seen. Almost everybody, including I would say most instructors, struggle to keep explanations in layman's terms without dumbing it down, as almost none of us speak the internal language of whatever industry is presented.

    WhatIsMisophoniaWhatIsMisophonia Жыл бұрын
    • His soft secure voice mimics Carl Sagan's voice 'billions and billions of cans'

      r sanchezr sanchez3 ай бұрын
    • @LogDog same tbh.

      Jack NicksonJack Nickson8 ай бұрын
    • . You say this because you’re watching this for fun. Your opinion would more than likely be different if an assignment was involved.

      Joseph MichaelJoseph Michael9 ай бұрын
    • @An Actual Texan 📸🤨

      Jack NicksonJack Nickson9 ай бұрын
  • Wow, I am impressed by the level of detail that goes into can manufacturing

    Judah NatJudah Nat18 күн бұрын
  • This is probably the most interesting video about a thing I wouldn't expect myself to be interested in. I love the speech cadance. If more professional educators (a.k.a. teachers) were like this, the world would be a better place. Thank you for a great video Bill, I'm looking forward to exploring more!

    Tomáš ProcházkaTomáš ProcházkaАй бұрын
  • I remember as a child when you had to have a can opener to open a soda can, or a beer can. Then came the pull off tab. And then the tab we use now. Great video. Explains things very well. Now I understand how the can keeps it seal.

    Evin ChesterEvin Chester21 күн бұрын
  • I am old enough to remember when the ring pulls were standard. They came in two varieties, at least in the UK - one with the little flanges for leverage either side of the rivet - as shown herer - and one without. The former were always more popular: after pulling them off the can, the ring could be broken from the tab, and then you had a great little toy. The tab was a spring, and the ring was a miniature frisbee which could be launched by fitting one end of it in one of the slots between a lever flange and the rivet, pulling it back and releasing it. I get that the tabs are a better design, but they are a lot less fun.

    Mark DearMark DearАй бұрын
    • Yep same in Australia.

      Roy BoyRoy Boy24 күн бұрын
    • Exactly the same here in Finland! Alas, the _soda_ cans of the 80's here, lacked those little slots in otherwise similar design. For some reason, the slotted design was almost exclusively used in beer cans. Luckily they were plentily available in form of steet litter for us little rascals. ;)

      Imperial PintImperial PintАй бұрын
    • USA hated pay in royalties to push in tops

      James WrightJames WrightАй бұрын
  • His calm enthusiasm coupled with the knowledge of the process in creating the aluminum can is what makes this so interesting.

    Quaglium QuagnarrQuaglium Quagnarr4 жыл бұрын
    • @Steve Johnson Sadly he doesn't seem to know maths. Ok he knows a lot about the process etc but very simple maths show you that dimension of those cans are suboptimal regarding the amount of materials used and volume they can contain. The optimal height is twice the radius

      Paul SerninePaul Sernine3 жыл бұрын
    • Right? I love learning from someone who not only knows about the topic, but loves the topic.

      Steve JohnsonSteve Johnson3 жыл бұрын
    • Fk67Lg 34 definitely

      J MoneyJ Money3 жыл бұрын
    • If teachers teach like this I would learn soo much

      HarvHarv3 жыл бұрын
    • And his hair looks wonderful. I wonder does he have a 36 inch waist or 34??

      Fk67LgFk67Lg4 жыл бұрын
  • Explained well and in an engaging way. It's hard to find a video like this that explains concepts in a way that you could show to cub scouts or young children in schools without boring them. Bill gives just enough detail spreads out with diagrams and animations to keep the interest. I didn't even realize the video was nearly over until I saw the first bench on the right side of the screen.

    Jeff PJeff P19 күн бұрын
  • 8:43 I remember large cans (upwards of 40 or even 64oz) containing milk or hawaiian punch. This was before those 64 oz (later 2L) plastic bottles appeared. Those had to be opened with that triangular punch tool as shown. I remember seeing lots of pull tabs out in city parks, those things were blight. The stay-on-can openers started around 1980. The big cans still exist but are niche now.

    James OlsonJames OlsonАй бұрын
  • Absolutely a design masterpiece. The opener alone is close to brilliant. I’m old enough to remember the pull tabs that littered beaches and wooded areas that cut feet and were a health hazard. The opener that doesn’t detach unless with concerted effort is by itself is fantastic. And it turns to allows a straw to fit! It’s a miracle of engineering.

    Christian ZafirogluChristian ZafirogluАй бұрын
    • Not to mention they still expected people to throw the tabs on the ground against all odds and designed them to not cut at your feet if you step on them.

      ThatBugBehindYouThatBugBehindYouАй бұрын
  • Very well presented video. No filler info. Everything I would want to know about aluminum cans. Love this type of video. You nailed it! And gained a subscriber. Looking forward to other videos you have that are hopefully like this.

    Kenneth LowryKenneth Lowry17 күн бұрын
  • Amazing. I never knew how incredibly ingenious and complicated our modern cans were. This wasn't just informative, but fun, thank you.

    Guts HillGuts Hill9 ай бұрын
    • @engineerguy come back to us!

      C MC MАй бұрын
    • Do note he's wrong about the epoxy layer stopping things from having a "metallic taste". Metal has no taste nor smell, only the oxidation and other reactive byproducts can have this which is the real reason the coating exists.

      C CC CАй бұрын
    • @sniper_monke dayum

      Sarvajit KulkarniSarvajit KulkarniАй бұрын
    • It's reality amazing what Human intellect can achieve

      Truer words have never been spoken, My Princess!Truer words have never been spoken, My Princess!Ай бұрын
    • @sniper_monke that’s cool

      Brady LandryBrady LandryАй бұрын
  • I love how he goes step by step and explains every little detail without fail he is such a great teacher

    ToastyToastyАй бұрын
  • The lever is absolutely ingenious! It took me a while to understand the implications but oh once I did it made so much sense! The fact that you're essentially opening the can not by pressing in the tab but by drawing out the pin getting help from the pressure to shear an opening that lets out the pressure and then you push the metal tab in, is an absolutely amazing engineering solution and I have never realized it!

    S/\LT.S/\LT.Ай бұрын
  • The double seal was invented by 'mechanical' workers in Pittsburgh for sealing duct-work for heating and air conditioning and is called a Pittsburgh bend. They are hard to make by hand, but in the olden days that's what you did. I have a can 'seamer' made for #10 cans that applies the same bend with 2 actions, a push and a pull.

    Kevin SullivanKevin SullivanАй бұрын
  • You made something so mundane into an extremely interesting explanation. No small task in today's world of nanosecond attention spans. Congratulations on creating an outstanding video!

    x666x34bx666x34bАй бұрын
  • I'm not lying, and I can't be the only one like this, I've watched this at least 50 times simply because I enjoy watching it and listening to this man explain how aluminum cans are made.

    alphabet soupalphabet soup Жыл бұрын
    • @Vachan Panicker 101 how's that work?

      Anik MAnik M11 күн бұрын
    • Man, you really need a life, 50 times, really!

      Lew HuntLew Hunt11 күн бұрын
    • 😟

      shaquille.oatmealshaquille.oatmeal12 күн бұрын
    • @Vachan Panicker 101 I can't believe you did that

      KeksKeksАй бұрын
  • *This is probably the most perfectly presented talk on all of KZworld.* 👍

    ChrisChrisАй бұрын
  • Great video! I'm so dang old, I remember every generation of beverage can demonstrated here, including the flat top that required the use of a can opener. And, there were mostly aluminum cans that had a steel seam. PSAs of the day for recycling included this distinction of a seamless side, as the seamed ones were not considered (as easily) recyclable and had to be dealt with separately. You missed a chance to throw in a few seconds of Jimmy Buffett when describing the early pop-tops. But, I guess that wouldn't fit your format very well, heh. The pull tabs were sometimes linked together by hand to make a useless chain, or collected in a container, as ways to avoid just tossing them carelessly. The glass deposit bottle was so much better than aluminum in so many ways. Sad that in most places they're no longer used. Even the uncommon glass bottles are not deposit bottles in most places now. I used to make pocket money when I was a kid, by scouring the roadside for deposit bottles. At 5¢ a pop, I could buy a large soda AND a small bag of chips for five returned bottles, plus one for the deposit. But, no doubt the aluminum can is cheaper to ship.

    smart451cabsmart451cab28 күн бұрын
    • @Evin Chester You and I were far from the only kids that did this. That's why the bottle laws made sense. I can't understand why most areas have abandoned the practice. But then, how many of today's youth would find scouring roadsides to be worthwhile? Maybe if the deposit was 25¢ they would. Inflation.

      smart451cabsmart451cab21 күн бұрын
    • And I thought I was the only kid who looked for bottles people had tossed so I could buy candy. And I'm sure you will remember when it was a penny a piece. Mind you l live in Texas. Back when I was a kid I quickly figured out that at .10 cents you had to pay sales tax. But if you bought 9 pieces, you didn't. Then with the penny left over you could get one more and not have to pay the sales tax.

      Evin ChesterEvin Chester21 күн бұрын
  • I remember an interview with the guy who holds the patent for the can’s inner lining that helps it resist acidic corrosion. He stated that he would never eat or drink from a can because of the materials in the lining needed to resist this corrosion for weeks, months, or even years.

    David DessertDavid Dessert24 күн бұрын
  • I've been using cans for 50 years and never thought about it. After this video I have great respect for a simple can.Thank you. ❤️ Regards from 🇩🇪

    G. W.G. W.Ай бұрын
  • I watch this every few years and enjoy it like the first watch. This and the injection molding video are peak YT. Bill's a fantastic lecturer.

    Michael ShickMichael Shick2 ай бұрын
    • @engineerguy make more videos. That is an order

      AtAt26 күн бұрын
    • Seems to be going viral again, a million views every week!

      Thabz MadThabz Mad26 күн бұрын
    • Same

      SLC Punk!SLC Punk!Ай бұрын
    • @Pakcik Pingu I hope so, I just subscribed but I noticed last video was three years old.

      nessi777nessi777Ай бұрын
  • I really enjoyed this a lot more than I thought I was going to. Absolutely loved it. Cannot wait for the next one

    Matthew FlintMatthew Flint13 күн бұрын
  • Wow, I'm impressed. Aside from the content, which is very interesting, the absolute precision of Bill's word choice and arrangement is so impressive. I'm technical, and I strive to describe technical subjects - precisely. I do not pretend to have the mastery of presentation Bill has, but I recognize it.

    randy deweesrandy deweesАй бұрын
  • That was great! Thank you. I was amazed by the lid sealing and the opening tab. Never knew that was a river that depressurized the can!

    LegitPiglet78LegitPiglet7812 күн бұрын
  • Amazing, i never watched such scientifical approach to the such domestical things been shown in a KZworld videos. Thank you for your efforts, it's was please to look at all the explanations and listen to them.

    Simon JohnsonSimon JohnsonАй бұрын
  • What a video. No clickbait, no sponsors, nothing. You got to the point straight away. Very informative, quality video. 10/10 would watch again. Brilliant 👍

    HuzzzerHuzzzer Жыл бұрын
    • Look at the creation date

      stealthisstealthisАй бұрын
    • Also no unnecessary stock images/videos of some random jackasses sipping on a can of soda appearing every 5 seconds.

      Glasses&MouthplatesGlasses&MouthplatesАй бұрын
    • @engineerguy you did a great job with what they gave you.

      Patrick McLaughlinPatrick McLaughlinАй бұрын
    • @Jay Elimination ????

      placeholder nameplaceholder nameАй бұрын
    • I will again ... just about to deliver book to publisher and then working on companion series

      engineerguyengineerguy Жыл бұрын
  • Bill, what a great video. Being in the can making industry, I could see the immense value your presentation could have on training new hires for our facility in the basic concepts of can making. Would I be able to use this video for training purposes?

    Austyn RiveraAustyn RiveraАй бұрын
    • Yes … they are licensed creative commons for this purpose … use it has you need

      engineerguyengineerguyАй бұрын
  • It’s surprising what we take for granted. The science, engineering and thought that goes into a simpler can 👍

    TaffytheGreatTaffytheGreatАй бұрын
  • I’ll admit I’ve always been a bit curious how the tabs on soda cans work. Cool video.

    NeonDemonNeonDemonАй бұрын
  • In my opinion, science and engineering are two of the best fields. They're both so fascinating.

    RagingsilverRagingsilverАй бұрын
  • He explains it pretty clearly, because he can.

    Jerry HeartleadJerry Heartlead3 жыл бұрын
    • 🎶 Who can take tomorrow? Dip it in a dream. Who can take the world and make it better than it seems? The Candy Man? The Candy Man can. The Candy Man can ‘cuz he mixes it with love and makes the world taste gooooood. 🎶

      Syclone0044Syclone0044Ай бұрын
    • It’s uncanny how well he explains it.

      mercoidmercoid3 жыл бұрын
    • Can you?

      Fulcrum29Fulcrum293 жыл бұрын
    • Stop it please

      Ioanne IntalIoanne Intal3 жыл бұрын
  • Enjoyed all the visual representations and diagrams/videos. Kept me stimulated and engaged while constantly providing high value information. Unlike modern videos where it's just someone talking to the camera the entire time with tons of filler. Thank you Bill

    nonduality42nonduality4229 күн бұрын
  • It's truly amazing. You watch this video, and marvel at how ingenious some features of our world are. You think of the sustained intelligent effort that has been invested to reach the present economic efficiency, and state of the art technology in carbonated beverage containers. And then you pick up the newspaper - or watch television - and you see various elements of the US Federal Government at work. Do you wonder, as I do, how a society capable of such engineering and efficiency in beverage cans come to be governed by lame stooges with Joe Biden as the leader?

    Seamus de MoraSeamus de MoraАй бұрын
  • One of the most amazing youtube videos ever - informative without being cliche or clickbait. Watched this with the children so thank you.

    Stuart Pe-WinStuart Pe-WinАй бұрын
  • Excellent job! This was really well made and I loved it!

    Benjamin FrostBenjamin FrostАй бұрын
  • Man, this video was 11:00 minutes long. It was also about cans. But man this was an extremely interesting video!!!

    DSN DAN SEGOV NETWORKDSN DAN SEGOV NETWORK3 жыл бұрын
    • And 39 seconds!

      NoobiliciousNoobiliciousАй бұрын
    • Danger X69 Thank you very much

      DSN DAN SEGOV NETWORKDSN DAN SEGOV NETWORK3 жыл бұрын
    • I am honoured to give you the 1000'th like to your comment

      Danger X69Danger X693 жыл бұрын
  • Over the years I keep coming back randomly to enjoy this dude's amazing video. He's made entertainment out of mundane. Thank you, engineerguy.

    MazMazda3MazMazda320 күн бұрын
  • Dude! you almost produced the full perfect explaination of how a modern beverage can is made and works...! You forgot to explain the part on "how they etch the lid opening" for the pealing of the metal and how it is achieved with such consistency and precision!

    Spencer CartmenSpencer CartmenАй бұрын
  • I seem to recall (from college 30 years ago...) that the material properties are very important also carefully chosen such that it is ductile during rapid deformation while otherwise fully hardened. Pretty amazing process engineering!

    alpengloalpengloАй бұрын
  • Soemthing I never really thought of (until I visited Colorado) was pressure. I often have noticed that their condiment containers always have more pressure in them, like they’re going to pop. So it’s interesting to me to know that cans can purposefully withstand normal atmospheric pressures.

    Ben VelaBen VelaАй бұрын
  • I like to imagine this guy lives in a parallel universe, surrounded by tables and cans, and nothing else exists except an eternity for him to learn everything about aluminum cans

    Ender MartinEnder Martin10 ай бұрын
    • @Digital Footballer I must tell you quite _candidly_ that it's my favorite dance too!

      Ender MartinEnder MartinАй бұрын
    • I think it goes without saying that his favourite dance is the can can 😜

      Digital FootballerDigital FootballerАй бұрын
    • @Chris Gal LOL! Looks like he already dropped his eyeglasses, so he can't read books but at least he can still play with aluminum cans :)

      Ender MartinEnder MartinАй бұрын
    • like that twilight zone episode "Time enough at last.." xDD

      Chris GalChris GalАй бұрын
    • Alternate dimension 😭

      M AE23M AE23Ай бұрын
  • 7 years late, but this video will always be interesting informative and fun! Little note, we used those pull tabs as kids to make a Christmas ornament chain and put it on the tree. A tribute to dad's love of beer!🤣 Anyway, picking them up kept us from cutting our little feet.

    Ray WoodRay WoodАй бұрын
    • Glad we both saw this video today

      Greg MoraisGreg MoraisАй бұрын
  • Its amazing how complicated everything is made in a factory yet it's just a simple item

    Dickerson CharlieDickerson CharlieАй бұрын
  • I actually spent 11 minutes watching something that I've always wanted to know as a kid. Thank you for educating me. This is a lot better that the stupid animated ones they showed you back in school

    Corrupt XanaxCorrupt Xanax29 күн бұрын
  • Great work Bill. Solid and briefed explanation of a daily marvel we take for granted...

    KeokanisKeokanis29 күн бұрын
  • Welcome back! This was fascinating, thank you :-)

    xisumavoidxisumavoid7 жыл бұрын
    • @Louis Weisz wait, the chicken slap guy, this comment section is getting more and more confusing by the second

      KeksKeksАй бұрын
    • @ALive Creeper 6 years ago, people didn’t feel the need to reply to comments as much as they do now.

      SmoothTurtleSmoothTurtle8 ай бұрын
    • Cans are just closed off mugs. the design of mug-like containers have existed for thousands of years lol. nothing fascinating or ingenious about it really.

      M. M.M. M.8 ай бұрын
    • Holy crap you’re here

      Louis WeiszLouis Weisz9 ай бұрын
    • Hi shishwammy

      ElektroGumIndustriesElektroGumIndustries9 ай бұрын
  • I love the way you explain this subject!! Clear and well illustrated, and give us another resources ! Thanks for sharing this ! new subscriber here

    Maria Camila GalvisMaria Camila Galvis18 күн бұрын
  • I remember the two-hole-top years in the transition between the pull-tab and the current lever design. There was a small circular tab you had to push in to release the pressure and create an air vent before pushing in the bigger tab to drink from. But as a kid sometimes it was really hard to press that air vent tab, it left indents in your fingertips.

    ABRouleauvilleABRouleauvilleАй бұрын
    • that sounds really familiar. ouch.

      g foxg fox27 күн бұрын
    • I remember that design also. I wish he would have shown that one as well.

      ev electricianev electricianАй бұрын
  • God that was unironically incredibly fascinating. I never even realized how the fold the edge to create a seal. For all the soda industry does this. This is some incredible engineering

    DevisidevDevisidevАй бұрын
    • Yep. Soup cans also have that folded seal on the edge.

      g foxg fox27 күн бұрын
  • Ok, this goes in my favourites! That was one *_HELL_* of a great explanation and with some nice visuals at that!

    DualDesertEagleDualDesertEagleАй бұрын
  • I never thought I'd watch eleven minutes of someone talking about cans. Incredibly informative and exceptionally well presented! Thank you!

    R'murR'mur4 жыл бұрын
    • Same

      Texan.InsomniacTexan.Insomniac3 жыл бұрын
    • took the words right out of my mouth

      xlaythexlaythe3 жыл бұрын
    • even weirder for me- i already spent several semesters listening to professors lecture about this stuff in my industrial engineering program... yet i watched this anyway.

      Colin McCarthyColin McCarthy3 жыл бұрын
    • For me it depends what kinda cans you're talking about...

      Liam SkeenLiam Skeen3 жыл бұрын
  • Thank you, Sir. I have pondered how they make aluminum cans for years, probably decades. Bravo!

    Bruce WilsonBruce WilsonАй бұрын
  • Thank you! Never knew this is how cans were made before. Amazing video to watch.

    Thomas ThorneThomas ThorneАй бұрын
  • Thank you for making a wonderful video about something no one's ever asked about. It's truly a fascinating process and something I've never actually asked myself about.

    Shaun DrezekShaun DrezekАй бұрын
  • Being an ex-engineer, I already thought of the modern aluminum can as a marvel of engineering. (I'm the only one I know that would think so) This was a very interesting video, thanks.

    Abiud JosephAbiud JosephАй бұрын
  • This is the way engineering should be taught

    Siddharth PrakashSiddharth Prakash2 жыл бұрын
    • @Força Kong he didn't laugh at his name. He merely asked how it's pronounced.

      Rishabh VailayaRishabh Vailaya2 жыл бұрын
    • @Cykablaster well it's more enjoyable then the standard school method

      IllfordIllford2 жыл бұрын
    • It is

      KiLLJoYKiLLJoY2 жыл бұрын
  • This was the best , clearest most interesting lecture I can ever recall hearing ,flawlessly delivered ,

    christine beameschristine beamesАй бұрын
  • That was a great video you did. I knew about them being lined. I melt them for aluminum. I love melting aluminum, but cans aren't my first choice.

    Heinrichs MadeHeinrichs MadeАй бұрын
  • Went through the Miller Can making plant. What's super amazing is how fast they are make. Much faster than the eye. Went in my industrial maintenance class.

    tony baloneytony baloneyАй бұрын
  • Way to make a subject that, even though is interesting it's hard to explain without boring the audience, into a very engaging and entertaining video!

    Ivar DonadoIvar Donado23 күн бұрын
  • I want a ball can now I don’t care if it rolls

    BeeptownBeeptown2 жыл бұрын
    • Just some balls in a can it doesn't matter if you put own balls in it because its still a "ball can"

      TYLER SWIFTSWORDTYLER SWIFTSWORD2 ай бұрын
    • @e x p a n s i o n p a k GRENADE OUT *shakes can*

      The king of gamersThe king of gamers11 ай бұрын
    • Lol same

      Gökay TaşpınarGökay Taşpınar11 ай бұрын
  • This is my first view on your channel and this is an absolutely amazing introduction to the channel! Very cool look at something so common :)

    Jackal1412Jackal141227 күн бұрын
  • Love the way he explains things. I wish my college professors were like him. I would have actually learned something useful!

    HarryHarry28 күн бұрын
  • Thanks for this great video. I have a question. Has there ever been any concern with the hygiene of the stay-on cap? It pushes a part of the external side of the can into the beverage. Yes, we can wipe a can clean, but not all toxins/bacteria are visible.

    harrr53harrr53Ай бұрын
    • I noticed that a while ago and while it doesn't overly concern me I'm surprised there hasn't been a solution for such a mass manufactured product

      arran_angusarran_angusАй бұрын
  • Amazing video and superb animation. Very clear explanation, I liked this a lot!

    FelipeFelipeАй бұрын
  • I’ve never been so thankful in my life that I don’t have to drink out of a rectangle or ball.

    MoeDankestrMoeDankestr Жыл бұрын
    • @BruceAsianDude well turtles already come with straws so why not coconuts

      MelikShahMelikShah9 ай бұрын
    • @Hamad Rashid coconut flask

      _Wanted_ Outlaw_Wanted_ Outlaw9 ай бұрын
    • Pokeball Soda

      FrankFrank9 ай бұрын
    • @Bruh Sauce actually its a fractal, the most efficient shape for a finite area but an infinite surface area. edit: i didnt mean this to be right it was supposed to be a joke, dont hurt me

      BiloGadgetBiloGadget9 ай бұрын
    • What if the sphere also had the dome shape in the bottom though? Then they would stack, sit up right, and you could caddy corner them and get probably a 80%+ packing volume

      Mayn 90'sMayn 90's9 ай бұрын
  • This video was recommended to me multiple times, but each time I thought I'll watch later. And now, I'm regretting why didn't I watch it earlier. So well made and explained. It is a masterpiece, and a treat to watch.

    VikasVikas21 күн бұрын
  • Great vid. Long but never wastes time, efficiently packs so much information in!

    AutonovaAutonovaАй бұрын
  • Absolutely fascinating. The thing that is missing is the iconic shape of a certain cola.

    DakLak DigitalDakLak Digital27 күн бұрын
  • I always watch this and the "how to turn a sphere outside-in" video every now and then, is always interesting and entertaining.

    PPP AEOPPP AEOАй бұрын
  • His clarity and inflection are easy on the ear, pleasing and interesting. He is direct and efficient. Excellent all around.

    DARTH NIHILUSDARTH NIHILUS Жыл бұрын
    • @Jobbe Wijnen talking about his voice and the way he pronounces things

      HH Жыл бұрын
    • Sorry but its hilarious to see you talking this seriously but then looking at DARTH NIHILUS

      HH Жыл бұрын
    • Not 'his', but 'their'. He has an entire production team and a dedicated co-writer for these texts. Well made, indeed, but a team product. ;-)

      Jobbe WijnenJobbe Wijnen Жыл бұрын
    • thank you darth nihilus

      invisibiliusinvisibilius Жыл бұрын
    • He’s like agent smith. Everything about the matrix he knows

      Matt MahoneyMatt Mahoney Жыл бұрын
  • Awesome video...very well explained process...very interesting. Thank you for sharing.👍🏼

    Mexican & proud of it.Mexican & proud of it.Ай бұрын
  • I was really surprised that he left out one of the most impressive engineering aspects of the can - when you leave the can in extreme temperatures, e.g. the freezer, the top and the bottom are designed to expand (bulge outward) so that the can doesn’t just explode. This is another reason for making the can cylindrical - so that it’s easier to direct that extra pressure into a specific direction (into the top or bottom of the can, i.e. if the can were spherical, the extra pressure would expand the can in all directions).

    Gwyn the GnomeGwyn the Gnome25 күн бұрын
  • Thanks for the informative invention of the Can. Did you ever done a video on different rubber and it processes and applications?

    Clover TechdevClover Techdev29 күн бұрын
  • .... I made my granddaughter watch this after I saw it and she agreed, great teacher, learned some actual interesting stuff and all about a boring can :)

    jim maybeejim maybeeАй бұрын
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