An Adequate Stockpile of Copper -- in Ingots, Bars, or Other Convenient Shapes -- is Essential to All Industry in Peace as Well as in War. The Cost of Such a Stockpile Would be Low; It Would Represent an Investment Which Never Would be Wasted...
By C. Donald Dallas
While There Are Many Startlingly New and Revolutionary Developments in Metallurgical Sciences Just Over the Horizon, Some of the Most Important Advancements Will Consist Merely of Taking Fuller Advantage of Established Principles...
By Fred P. Peters
In Addition to Its Better-Known Functions of Compressing Bulky Records Into Minute Spaces, Microfilming Is More Than Paying Its Way by Simplifying, or Completely Eliminating, Many Cumbersome Tasks...
By Paul D. Green
Monitors for Molten Metals
Installed for a Wide Variety of Applications Throughout the Entire Metals Industry, Electronic Controlling and Measuring Devices Have Gone Far Toward Removing the Variable Human Factor From Many Production Processes...
By John Markus
Casting is Changing
New Operating Techniques Applied to the Ancient Practice of Casting Are Resulting in Products Which Come From Molds With Qualities Obtainable Otherwise Only by Wroughting
By Edwin Laird Cady
Night Cooling for Day Comfort
Power Fans and Ventilators, Replacing With Cool Night Air the Heat Accumulated in a Building During the Day, Can Provide Comfortable Indoor Air Temperatures Which Would Be Obtainable Otherwise Only Through the Installation of Vastly More Expensive Equipment...
By L. F. Peterson
Fuels of the Future: For Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion
Editor's Note: The accompanying article is the second of four, adapted by permission from papers presented at a recent Standard Oil Development Company seminar on Fuels of the Future. Each paper deals with different phases of fuels for engines of types now in use, under development, or projected...
By Philetus H. Holt
50 and 100 Years Ago: August 1947
Our Book Corner: Chemistry for the Executive, Handbook of Uranium Minerals and more
Progress is Sometimes Slow
Expansion Testing, Machine-Shop Forests
Fuel Vaporizer, Off-Shore Oil Well
Line Voltage Stabilizer, Midget Camera
Chilled Latex, Insects Traced, and more
Watch Timer, Package Battery Charger, and more
Jet Alloys Tested, Control-Cable Steel, and more
Photoelectric Actuator, Small Induction Heater, and more