At the Factory
How are car body pieces joined together? What does a robot arm do? Why are wind tunnels important? Technology at Work looks at the machines and tools that make things work in our daily lives. From tiny microchips, to huge aeroplanes, this series look into the hidden world of everyday machinery and technology.
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