The last photo ably illustrates the layout of the press and run-out. The extrusion, either rod or tube emerges from the bottom of the press (at speed) and is contained by the guide channel that changes the direction to the horizontal. Some extrusions may be water-quenched at this point. Finished extrusions (rods) are removed here by the operator and can be seen stacked to the left of the photo.
The quality first two photographs illustrated were located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.
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