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How to transform ordinary aluminum foil into a perfectly polished ball

April 10, 2018

YouTuber Andy Phillip has discovered a unique way to change that growing ball of foil into a perfectly polished aluminum ball.

If you're like me, then you always seem to have discarded aluminum foil around the house, searching for a second life and a new purpose. Whether it was preserving last night's leftovers, acting as makeshift wrapping paper for a last-minute gift, or transforming your scissors from dull to sharp, this abandoned foil can accumulate quickly. YouTuber Andy Phillip, however, has discovered a unique way to change that growing ball of foil into a perfectly polished aluminum ball. What's his secret? Dedication and a lot of sanding.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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