1000 ton Vertical 'Serck' Extrusion Press, O/No. 7820, c.1936

Order 7820 fro P H Muntz & Co., c.1936

Gloucestershire Archives

This order was for a press and all associated equipment, using the indirect extrusion process only.

Billet size 6″ dia. x 10″ long. Working pressure 3000 psi.

The quality first photograph illustrated was located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.

The second photograph illustrated was recovered from a poor-quality glass negative, digitally converted and enhanced.

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