700 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, O/No. 7523, c.1936

Order 7523 for Reynold Tube Co., c.1936

D7338/14/7/1/3197
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/3/1/3197
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/7/1/3198
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/3/1/3198
Gloucestershire Archives

This order was for two presses.  Billet size 5″ dia. x 14″ long.

The second photo illustrates the extrusion saw.

Photographs 1 and 3 were located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.

Photographs 2 and 4 were recovered from poor-quality glass negatives, digitally converted and enhanced.

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