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Bombardier (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 21, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

Short-range regional jets are the backbone of domestic air travel. To withstand a high volume of flights, these jets must be comfortable, durable and fuel efficient, like the Bombardier CRJ-1000. Glass, titanium, fiberglass, lacquer and aluminum alloy each transcend their original states, harnessed to create a modern cutting-edge machine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 30, 2015 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Komatsu (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 -- 8:00 PM

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 930-E. 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 2:00 AM

Bentley (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 14, 2015 -- 11:00 PM

It's a century-old obsession to find the right raw materials to build a car that is fit for both king and race car driver - perfectly luxurious and perfectly fast. The Bentley Motor Company has built common raw ingredients into their signature Mulsanne, an engineering achievement made possible by aluminum, leather, iron, wood and pigment.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

Komatsu (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 7, 2015 -- 11:03 PM

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 930-E. 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 5:03 AM
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