500 ton Hydraulic Wheel Press, O/No. 5792, c.1947

Order 5792 for the Steel Company of Wales, Margam, South Wales c.1947

D7338/14/10/4346
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/10/4346A
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/5/4347
Gloucestershire Archives

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  • Hydraulic Wheel Press O/No.5792 is in the process of being brought back to life after being stood outside at Port Talbot steel works . It is to be erected at River Engineering in Scunthorpe. It’s new life will be pressing shafts from wind turbine gearboxes.

    Ed: Roy, many thanks for this information. Is your company undertaking the work?
    When the press has completed the refurbishment/modernisation for its new and interesting role it would be nice if you could post a photo to add to this page. John B

    By Roy Bottamley (28/10/2018)

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