Raw to Ready

Komatsu

Episode 1 | 53m 41s

To extract precious metals found beneath the earth requires a massive 232-ton, two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons — a giant earth-mover like the Komatsu 930E. This amazing engineering achievement is made possible by five essential raw ingredients: coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulphuric acid, an electron superhighway that generates massive power.

Aired: 10/16/13

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: TV-G

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