National Geographic : 1945 Aug
In the world of transportation... NOTHING SERVES LIKE COPPER IT WASN'T always "a small world." Modern transportation has made it so... and today is doing a tremen dous wartime job... moving more people and more goods in less time than ever before. And transportation in all its phases makes full use of the com binations of properties found only in copper or its alloys . . superior ability to carry electric current and to transfer heat, freedom from rust and resistance to corrosion, ready workability, bearing and spring qualities, strength and durability. No other metals have rendered such dependable service for so many uses, for so long a time. When the time comes, The American Brass Company, foremost fabricator of copper, brass, bronze, nickel silver and special copper al loys, will be prepared to meet its peacetime responsibilities to trans portation and industry at large. THE AMERICAN BRASS COMPANY General Offices: Waterbury 88, Connecticut Subsidiary of Anaconda Copper Mining Co. In Canada: Anaconda American Brass, Ltd., New Toronto, Ont. Special Alloys developed by The American Brass Company, such as Avialite*, Beryllium Copper, Everdur*, Tobin Bronze*, are performing hun dreds of important tasks... in engine and operating equip ment... in trains, ships, planes, trucks, buses and automobiles. Each of these metals has spe cial properties which contrib ute to economical and depend able performance. 4603 *Reg. U. S . Pat. Off. AN Q4DA cIAw~d C~ppe. &jbew Keep Faith With Your Fighters and Yourself ... Buy War Bonds for Keeps i t.