Behind the Scenes in a Trojan Condom Factory

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Trojan's manufacturing facilities crank out a million condoms a day; here, they reveal the step-by-step process of producing and testing the latex "FDA-regulated medical devices." Although the short video does feel like the promotion it is, the footage is genuinely interesting -- during product testing, condoms are electrocuted, massaged, and inflated to ensure their safety. 

The technology has certainly come a long way in the past 400 years, with the introduction of rubber condoms in 1855 and latex in 1920. Below, Giacomo Casanova tests a condom by inflating it, in an engraving from 1872.
For more videos from Trojan, visit the YouTube channel.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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