Photostory #29: Canada's Peaceful Atom Aids Science, Medicine

Chris Lund
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
October 4, 1955
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Canadian manufacturers are making wide use of isotopes in the testing of welds, castings and chemicals. This worker in a large Toronto paper mill, is operating the 'batameter', a machine which uses radioactive thallium to regulate the weight and thickness of paper.