Historic Cover Archive
1957 to 1955
1957 to 1955
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.)
Caption: 8,000-pound aluminum extrusion billets. (Photo courtesy Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp.)
Caption: Mold for aluminum casting made by frozen mercury process is broken by pneumatic hammer. (Photo courtesy of Alloyed Precision Castings Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
Caption: Tapered aluminum wing sections which heve been formed by new Cyril Bath combination stretch and compression method machine.
Caption: The world's largest aluminum die forging - made by Aluminum Company of America.
Caption: Titanium ore is charged into chlorinator at Titanium Metals Corporation of America plant in Henderson, Nevada.
Caption: Aluminum die cast engine blocks - largest die castings ever made - being produced at Doehler Jarvis by the world's largest die casting machine.
Caption: The 84-inch reversing coil mill is equipped with an up coiler capable of rolling continuous coils of magnesium sheet.
Caption: Manipulator places stock on huge dies of press at Cleveland, Ohio, works of Aluminum Company of America.
Caption: Removing "D. C." (direct-chilled) cast ingot from mold at Massena, New York works of Aluminum Company of America.
Caption: Slitting aluminum foil at the Permanente, California, mill of Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Company.
Caption: Extrusion being stretched in 3,000,000-pound stretcher at Alcoa's Lafayette, Ind., works.