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1985 to 1983
cover image December 1985
December 1985
Caption: In this photo from the Aluminum Extruders Council's Solid Die Correction Program, a basic correction technique for relieving bearings is illustrated. The first of a three-part program is described in this issue.
cover image October 1985
October 1985
Caption: Eighty-four inch wide Reynolds-designed rolling mill at Reynolds Metals Company's Richmond Foil Plant, Richmond, Virginia, is capable of 7500 fpm rolling speeds. The plant manufactures household aluminum foil, food service foil, and flexible packaging materials.
cover image August 1985
August 1985
Caption: Clad in protective suits, Intalco employees pour molten iron to attach a steel bar to the anthracite cathode block which forms the bottom of the electrolytic cell.
cover image June 1985
June 1985
Caption: Storage area in Alcoa's Lebanon, Pennsylvania works.
cover image April 1985
April 1985
Caption: Rebuilt at less than its original cost, this 15-year-old cold rolling mill at Reynolds Metals Company's Listerhill, Alabama, plant incorporates the most sophisticated gauge and shape controls available. Improvements have upgraded quality and productivity.
cover image February 1985
February 1985
Caption: Molten metal is transferred from a tapping ladle to a crucible mounted on a transporter, in the new Tomago Aluminum Smelter in New South Wales, Australia.
cover image December 1984
December 1984
Caption: Pouring high purity aluminum sows at National Southwire Aluminum Company.
cover image October 1984
October 1984
Caption: SCAL Jumbo 3C caster producing aluminum coil for rolling at Reynolds' Hot Spring plant.
cover image August 1984
August 1984
Caption: Tilting melting furnace at Comalco's new high technology remelt plant at Yennora in Australia. This is one of the most modern plants in the world.
cover image June 1984
June 1984
Caption: Casting unit operator at Intalco's casthouse lifts a twelve ton aluminum ingot from the casting pot with his manually operated hydraulic crane.
cover image April 1984
April 1984
Caption: Coil stacking at Alcoa's Davenport plant.
cover image February 1984
February 1984
Caption: Looking down into electrolytic cell at Alcoa's Badin, North Carolina, smelter. The carbon butt has been removed to replace the carbon anode.
cover image December 1983
December 1983
Caption: lngot pusher furnace with charging conveyor in foreground at Alusuisse's rolling plant in Chippis, Switzerland.
cover image October 1983
October 1983
Caption: Examining mill finish sheet at Alcoa's Davenport, Iowa works.
cover image August 1983
August 1983
Caption: The new 75 inch single stand, four high, non-reversing Schloemann Siemag, cold mill installed at Consolidated Aluminum's Hannibal, Ohio plant.
cover image June 1983
June 1983
Caption: Alusuisse Caster II line at Essen, Germany.
cover image April 1983
April 1983
Caption: Operator of the New No. 7 mill at Reynolds McCook, Illinois plant inspects rolls before they go into the mill.
cover image February 1983
February 1983
Caption: Charging the round top furnace from above is quick and cuts heat loss at Alcan's Oswego works. The crews can charge the furnace in less than six minutes from the time roof opening is initiated until it is back in place. The round design utilizes the shallow bath melting method and a convection type recuperator to cut fuel use and heat loss. (Photo courtesy Swindell Furnace Div. Davy McKee Equipment Corp.)