Historic Cover Archive
1950 to 1948
1950 to 1948
Caption: Deep drawing aluminum barrel half in 500 ton press at Benson Mfg. Co., Kansas City, Mo.
Caption: Milium, the new aluminum sprayed material described in this issue, rolling from the processing machine at the Deering, Milliken & Co. plant.
Caption: Trimming a precision casting for aircraft cabin pressure regulator. (Photo courtesy of AiResearch Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles.)
Caption: Aluminum ingots lowered into the preheating oven at Alcoa's rolling mill at Davenport, Iowa. (Photo courtesy of the Aluminum Company of America.)
Caption: Navy and Marine Memorial, Washington, D.C., an example of the decorative use of cast aluminum.
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.)
Caption: Aluminum billet starts on the long journey to become a sheet. Photo courtesy Reynolds Metals Co.
Caption: Removing an aluminum permanent mold casting from mold. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
Caption: Load of aluminum channel sections about to be lowered into H.T. chamber. (Photo courtesy Reynolds Metals Co.)
Caption: Tiny Tim rocket developed at Inyokern Naval Ordnance Station. Aluminum is the principal metal for the casing estimated at from 350 to 400 pounds.
Caption: Shows the welding of thick aluminum plate at Battelle Institute, Columbus, Ohio.