How Old Bridges Are Turned into Turntables

There’s a crap ton of steel in broken down bridges and some of that steel gets repurposed into things like turntables. It’s already fun to imagine a structure that connects land getting re-used for an instrument for sound, but it’s even cooler to see the whole melty metal process of it all.

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Who doesn’t like watching molten steel get poured out? Just me? Whatever. My favorite part of the video: when they just push the dang turntable mold to smash it to get the goods.

DISCUSSION

uavnoitall
UAVnoitall

I can summarize this video quickly: How a multi-million dollar foundry takes $10 worth of steel and turns it into a $1000+ turntable. They must sell enough of these to make it worth it because I see a crap ton of overhead costs that go into that $10 piece of bridge steel to make it worth anything. Does anyone know what the finished product sells for I'm going to guess $3-5K?