Self-Heating Can

In 1941 the H.J. Heinz Company of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, developed the self-heating can. The self-heating can was considered too expensive and dangerous for regular consumers, so they were manufactured it solely for military use.

Date:
      1941
Location:
      Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Additional Information:

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