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 Post subject: Getting Aluminum from Aluminum Cans
PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:55 am 
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How to Melt Aluminum Cans


Getting Aluminum From Aluminum Cans for Survival

Human beings have been using metals since Neolithic times, but the metals our ancient ancestors used were the type that was found in free form, i.e. metals like gold and silver. Other metals, like copper, had to be extracted, usually by high heat, from the ore.

In this short article, we’ll look at how to get the aluminum, out of aluminum cans. Aluminum is the most abundant metal on earth. However, extracting the original metal, from the ore, is a very energy intense process, involving high temperatures of over 3600 F (2000 C) and a lot of electricity. Fortunately for preppers, this process has already been carried out for us and the result is a lot of thrown away aluminum cans. We can use those cans to get at the aluminum and create our own ingots, ready for use in making other metal objects depending on what you’ll need ... CONTINUED at LINK, above ...

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