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

Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives

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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