Why Are Aluminum Cans Designed the Way They Are?

Aluminum Beverage Can Design

Ever wondered why are aluminum cans designed the way they are? Why aren’t they spherical? A spherical design does not have any weak points but it comes with other issues such as not staying still on the table. Another possible design could be a cuboid but this design has its issues too. Watch our favorite engineerguy explain how the current cylindrical design is the best and how the cans are manufactured at such impressively high speeds.