Photostory #21: Jet Engine Repair Delicate Job

Photographers
Gar Lunney
Maker
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
August 9, 1955
Collection
CMCP fonds
Credit Line

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives

Main Text

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.

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