Break It Down

  • 2007
  • TV Show
  • None

Following salvage crews during the demolition and recycling of large buildings and objects, from sports stadiums to nuclear submarines.

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Break It Down
Go behind the scenes and explore the mechanical, electrical and chemical processes that everyday items use to accomplish tasks we take for granted.
Break It Down
Go behind the scenes and explore the mechanical, electrical and chemical processes that everyday items use to accomplish tasks we take for granted.
Break It Down
Go behind the scenes and explore the mechanical, electrical and chemical processes that everyday items use to accomplish tasks we take for granted.

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  • Premiered: November 1, 2007
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Following salvage crews during the demolition and recycling of large buildings and objects, from sports stadiums to nuclear submarines.

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