Modern Marvels: Chrome DVD
SKU ID #256585
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Television Networks
- Closed Captioning: Yes
It’s Chrome, in all its shining glory, starting with a 30-foot-long chrome hot rod. At 4 State Trucks in Missouri, the Chrome Shop Mafia adds some truckers' "bling" to a big rig as viewers tour its 35,000 square-foot treasure trove of chrome. At Arlington Plating Company in Illinois, learn just how automotive parts get their luster in a complex electroplating process. And out on the road with some bikers, take a look at how Harley Davidson puts chrome to work both as a decorative surface and a protective covering on important engine parts. At a classic car gathering, collectors show off their sparkling tailfins and grilles – and in Michigan, peruse a unique collection of more than 3,000 chrome hood ornaments.
See how workers chrome-plate plastic, and learn how chrome puts the "stainless" in stainless steel. Find out how stainless steel flatware is manufactured and explore the iconic, shimmering art deco dome of the Chrysler Building. Finally, a Colorado artist will show viewers how he rescues old chrome car bumpers from the scrap yard and transforms them into larger than life shiny chrome sculptures.