Making LEGO bricks


Ever wonder how LEGO bricks are made?

Businessweek has a nice article on the making of LEGO bricks.

They start out as little granules of plastic, are heated to 449.6 degrees F, hit with 25~150 tons of force, set to cool, then separated by size and color:

I love LEGO toys, i’ve been playing with them since before i can remember, and its nice to see how they’re made, its pretty cool.

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