1500 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken during erection c.1940 and on site c.1944, O/No. 8609, c.1939

Order 8609 for Northern Aluminium Co. Ltd., Rogerstone, c.1939

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Installed in No.1 (Main) Plant.

For manufacture of tube and solid aluminium extrusions.

Equipped with 150 ton vertical shear, working pressure 3500 psi from a centralised 370 gal capacity air/water hydraulic accumulator station, also supplied by Fielding & Platt.

(The initial erection of this press was undertaken in Bay 2 of Hydraulic 1).

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