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Hardware made from elements


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Pretty nice article tracing the use of each element in the manufacture of all our things.

 

http://www.techhive.com/article/2013092/the-periodic-table-of-tech.html

 

But beyond the chemistry lab, most elements appear in everyday tech gear, too. We've researched each element to learn more about its properties and typical uses, and found common products that spawn from that element. From iPhones to microwave ovens, from alkaline batteries to camera lenses, and from hybrid-car fuel cells to plasma HDTVs, everything starts with elements. Here’s the breakdown.
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