Historic Cover Archive
1959 to 1957
1959 to 1957
Caption: Laminating Alcoa aluminum foil with celanese acetate plastic sheet at Trio Mills Mnfg. Corp., New York. The product will be used for ironing boards.
Caption: Titanium access panel for covering engine in the DC-8. (Photo courtesy: Titanium Metals Corporation.)
Caption: Operator at Kaiser Aluminum's Ravenswood Plant tiers coils with Heppenstall coil tongs.
Caption: Separation of aluminum foil after "pack rolling" operation at Anaconda Aluminum Company plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
Caption: This is believed to be the largest aluminum ring ever rolled. O.D. is 11.5 inches. I.D. 103.5 inches. It is 1.5 inches thick and of 6061-T6 alloy. Rolled by Standard Steel Works Div. Baldwin Lima Hamilton at Burnham, Pennsylvania.
Caption: A worker at Ormet Corp. aluminum reduction plant breaks the crust of solidified electrolyte in reduction pot in order to add more alumina. One potline totaling 168 pots is now in production producing 100 tons of aluminum per day.
Caption: Heliwelding aluminum sections by means of a special fixture on the Titan ICBM at Martin Aircraft Company, Denver Colorado. (Photo courtesy Air Reduction Company.)
Caption: Pouring aluminum into pig molds at Kaiser Aluminum's Chalmette, Louisiana, plant.
Caption: Partially formed titanium hat cover made from a heated blank. (Courtesy Boeing Airplane Co.)