Ever Wondered How Those Two-Toned Plastic Drinking Straws Are Made?

By: | June 7th, 2016

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There are many objects we use or come into contact with on a regular basis that we simply don’t think twice about.

For something as mass produced as two-toned plastic drinking straws, one would just assume that manufacturing them is relatively easy.

However, crafting striped plastic drinking straws actually involves a combination of extruding, cutting, and sorting by high-tech machines, in what is a high-speed, complicated process for such a simple product.

Don’t believe me? Just watch:

Marshall Smith

Technology, engineering, and design enthusiast.

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