Lukens Steel-Historic photos
Spun head for Westinghouse generator spinning in spun heads department.
Lukens employee grinding a pressed head.
Electric Furnace bottom, solid stainless steel.
Largest steel head shape of its kind ever produced. This 22-foot diameter flanged and dished head is shown being placed during construction of Lukens “C” furnace.
Two – 301 plates pressed into aluminum truck tank heads at by-products.
Railroad tank cars using Lukens spun heads.
Artist concept of Westinghouse deep star undersea vehicle, cutaway view.
Hemisphere head made on Press 317 for deep submersible rescue vehicle.
Sizing of HY080 head ordered by
Electric Boat at Groton Connecticut for use as Navy submarine bulkheads.
Guppy pressure vessel hull prior to machining.
Guppy pressure vessel, made of two Lukens hemispheres, following successful undersea test in California.
Photo taken from inside Titanic by Alvin submersible, which used two hemispheres of Lukens HY-100 steel for the hull.
One of 15 manganese-moly heads produced for Babcock & Wilcox for use in steam generating equipment, possibly in nuclear submarines.
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