Photostory #21: Jet Engine Repair Delicate Job
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Porcupine-like compressor stator blades are checked for flaws. With temperatures of 1100°C in jet engine combustion chamber, intense heat and carbon take their toll of even the strongest metals. Canadian jet engines now on the drawing board will be built of heat-resistant titanium metal.