Historic Cover Archive
1996 to 1994
1996 to 1994
Caption: The world's first 4-Hi, twin roll, "fastcast" thin strip casting machine made by Kvaener Davy. The "fastcast" pictured is localed in Granges Eurofoil's Luxembourg facility.
Caption: The frame pictured is an advanced engineering prototype formed by Retrogression Heat Treatment (RHT) technology, for a future sports utility vehicle in concept stage at Ford. The photo was shot at Alumax Transportation's contract prototype shop and laboratory in Detroit. The lab is owned by Dusevoirs Metals.
Caption: Pig iron melting at the anode rodding shop, designed by ECL, at ALUSAF Hillside Smelter.
Caption: An assortment of state-of-the-art semi-solid forged aluminum automotive components superimposed upon the characteristic nondendritic, spherical SSF microstructure. Semi-solid forgings offer superior properties with near net shape capabilities and have applications in pressure containment vessels, fuel delivery manifolds and load bearing structural components.
Caption: This ET '96 commemorative cover illustrates a creative use of aluminum in packaging using a holographic image, by CFC Applied Holographies, Illinois.
Caption: Molten aluminum is poured into a mold at Kaiser Aluminum's Mead, Washington, smelter.
Caption: Hot-rolled coils leaving four-stand 4-high finishing section of SMS hot rolling mill at Aluminium Norf, Neuss. Germany.
Caption: Aerial shot of the F-22 fighter jet, which soars into action with several innovative titanium applications.
Caption: Background: Samples of production variety of aluminum profiles at Josef Gartner & Company, Gundelfingen, Germany. Inset: Spaceframe production at Hydro Aluminium Automotive Structures in Denmark.
Caption: A l0-roll high precision tube straightener made by Wyko Equipment, of Dudley, West Midlands, England, installed at VAW in Florida.
Caption: Aerial smelter views, front cover (top to bottom): ALUSAF Hillside Smelter, Richards Bay, South Africa (Bayside smelter is visible at the top of the photo), Tomago Aluminium Company Smelter, Tomago, NSW, Australia, Columbia Falls Aluminium Smelter, Columbia Falls, Montana, USA. Front inside cover page (top to bottom): L'Usine GrandBaie, Port Alfred, Quebec, Aluminium Dunkerque SA Smelter, Gravelinesur- Loon-Plage, near Dunkirk, France, P.T. Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (INALUM), Kuala Tanjung (North Sumatra), Indonesia, New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) Tiwai Point, New Zealand.
Caption: Close-up of prep station area and entry mill conveyor at Logan Aluminum Inc., Russelville, Kentucky.
Caption: Flame pattern entering an aluminum smelting rotary furnace (25,000 pounds, 10 million Btu/hr). (Photo courtesy of Air Products and Chemicals Inc.)
Caption: Large photograph shows dies for extruding large aluminum sections and smaller photograph shows the car body of the Series 3000 Shinkansen under construction.