Like knives, forks, and spoons, metal chains start out as an enormous metal coil, which is fed through a series of machines that use incredible amounts of force to strengthen, cut, and then shape the metal into durable pieces.
Watching them get made isn’t only a surprising experience, it’s an educational one.
This footage comes from “How It’s Made,” on the Science Channel, which you can watch on Thursday nights at 7pm/6pm central. New episodes air at 9pm/8pm central.
Story by Jacob Shamsian and editing by Chelsea Pineda
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