Raw to Ready
Mack Truck (#103)
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Full Program: See what kinds of materials it takes to create a strong highway truck. 53:10
Full Program: See five raw elements transform into a cutting-edge jet. 53:10
Full Program: Watch as aluminum, leather, iron, wood and pigment are transformed into a luxury vehicle. 03:03
Full Program: See how coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulfuric acid become Komatsu 930E. 53:41
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Series Description: Explore the science, innovation, and sheer genius it takes to transform the most basic ingredients into powerhouse machines. From aircraft to big rigs to earth movers, we're not only going deep inside factories and uncovering the hard work and craftsmanship it takes to build these incredible machines, we're telling the hidden stories of human ingenuity over time that have transformed the earth's most essential raw materials into monumental marvels of modern technology.
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