1500 ton Direct-Pumped Extrusion Press, views taken during erection, O/No. 5227, c.1946

Order 5227 for McKechnie Bros., Aldridge, c.1946

D7338/14/5/5/4133
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/5/4134
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/5/4135
Gloucestershire Archives

This press was subsequently converted in 1955 from direct-pumping to accumulator drive and fitted with twin coilers for wire extrusion.

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