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1951 to 1949
cover image December 1951
December 1951
Caption: Seam welding a flange joint of aluminum. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image October 1951
October 1951
Caption: Machining aluminum tire matrix. (Photo courtesy Kaiser Aluminum, Inc.)
cover image August 1951
August 1951
Caption: Tapping aluminum furnace. (Photo courtesy Reynolds Metals Co.)
cover image June 1951
June 1951
Caption: Precision-grinding aluminum alloy piston for Model "G" Enterprise Diesel Engine. Aluminum pistons give greater H.P. with the same bore and stroke than heavier metals.
cover image April 1951
April 1951
Caption: Pouring 1,000 lb. aluminum "Pigs" at Kaiser Aluminum's Mead plant.
cover image February 1951
February 1951
Caption: Machining magnesium bomber wheel at the B. F. Goodrich Co.
cover image December 1950
December 1950
Caption: Deep drawing aluminum barrel half in 500 ton press at Benson Mfg. Co., Kansas City, Mo.
cover image October 1950
October 1950
Caption: Milium, the new aluminum sprayed material described in this issue, rolling from the processing machine at the Deering, Milliken & Co. plant.
cover image August 1950
August 1950
Caption: Trimming a precision casting for aircraft cabin pressure regulator. (Photo courtesy of AiResearch Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles.)
cover image June 1950
June 1950
Caption: Aluminum ingots lowered into the preheating oven at Alcoa's rolling mill at Davenport, Iowa. (Photo courtesy of the Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image April 1950
April 1950
Caption: Aluminum ingot harvest. (Photo courtesy of Reynolds Metal Co. )
cover image February 1950
February 1950
Caption: Navy and Marine Memorial, Washington, D.C., an example of the decorative use of cast aluminum.
cover image December 1949
December 1949
Caption: No caption.
cover image October 1949
October 1949
Caption: Spinning light metals at Douglas Aircraft.
cover image August 1949
August 1949
Caption: Rolling aluminum foil at Aluminum Company of America, Pittsburgh.
cover image June 1949
June 1949
Caption: Heliarc welding a magnesium air scoop for a Northrop aeroplane.
cover image April 1949
April 1949
Caption: One man easily handles this huge magnesium cleat while it is being ground, preparatory to cleaning, in the finishing department of Morley Magnesium Foundry. ( Photo courtesy W. J. Granberg.)