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Historic Cover Archive
1945 to 1943
cover image December 1945
December 1945
Caption: Buffing aluminum. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image November 1945
November 1945
Caption: Torch welding cast aluminum flange to flange opening in aluminum tank. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image October 1945
October 1945
Caption: The aluminum balanced pressure barrier.
cover image September 1945
September 1945
Caption: Sand blasting aluminum castings. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image August 1945
August 1945
Caption: Machine-ramming of mold sand. (Photo courtesy of Eclipse Pioneer Foundries.)
cover image July 1945
July 1945
Caption: The first all-magnesium all-welded plane - Northrop's XP-56.
cover image June 1945
June 1945
Caption: No caption.
cover image May 1945
May 1945
Caption: Torch welding an aluminum section.
cover image April 1945
April 1945
Caption: Jet propulsion plane.
cover image March 1945
March 1945
Caption: Buffing an aluminum panel. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image February 1945
February 1945
Caption: Heliocopter.
cover image January 1945
January 1945
Caption: Gauging a magnesium warp beam (used in textile industry) preparatory to waxing. (Photo courtesy of American Magnesium Corp.)
cover image December 1944
December 1944
Caption: Wright air cooled engine.
cover image November 1944
November 1944
Caption: Tomorrow's light metal car.
cover image October 1944
October 1944
Caption: Pouring Aluminum. (Photo courtesy of Reynolds Metals Co.)
cover image September 1944
September 1944
Caption: Rolling aluminum sheet. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image July 1944
July 1944
Caption: Magnesium chloride being poured into cells. (Photo courtesy of Basic Magnesium Inc.)
cover image May 1944
May 1944
Caption: Extruding aluminum. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image March 1944
March 1944
Caption: Forming aluminum vessel by "Spinning Process." (Photo courtesy Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image January 1944
January 1944
Caption: Breaking up carbothermic magnesium crystal ring preparatory to melting and ingoting. (Photo courtesy of Permanente Metals Corporation.)
cover image November 1943
November 1943
Caption: Lowering forged aluminum aircraft propeller blades into pit-type heat treating furnace. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image September 1943
September 1943
Caption: X-raying aluminum aircraft cylinder head casting for possible hidden flaws. (Photo courtesy of Aluminum Company of America.)
cover image July 1943
July 1943
Caption: Making a permanent mold aluminum alloy casting at Alcoa.
cover image May 1943
May 1943
Caption: Pot of molten aluminum being poured into pigs.