Historic Cover Archive
1984 to 1982
1984 to 1982
Caption: SCAL Jumbo 3C caster producing aluminum coil for rolling at Reynolds' Hot Spring plant.
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.
Caption: Casting unit operator at Intalco's casthouse lifts a twelve ton aluminum ingot from the casting pot with his manually operated hydraulic crane.
Caption: Looking down into electrolytic cell at Alcoa's Badin, North Carolina, smelter. The carbon butt has been removed to replace the carbon anode.
Caption: lngot pusher furnace with charging conveyor in foreground at Alusuisse's rolling plant in Chippis, Switzerland.
Caption: The new 75 inch single stand, four high, non-reversing Schloemann Siemag, cold mill installed at Consolidated Aluminum's Hannibal, Ohio plant.
Caption: Operator of the New No. 7 mill at Reynolds McCook, Illinois plant inspects rolls before they go into the mill.
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.)
Caption: Aluminum strip being rolled on the hot mill at the Alcan Sheet and Plate Division's works in Oswego, New York.
Caption: Continuous heat treat line at Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation's Trentwood, Washington plant.
Caption: Alumax Foils, Inc. rolls 0.00065 aluminum at speeds over 5000 f.p.m. on their new 72 inch Hunter foil mill.