2500 ton Extrusion Press with Inboard Piercer for copper tube, under construction, O/No. E78250, c.1971

Order E78250 for Slobodan Penezic-Krcun, Yugoslavia, c.1971

Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives

This press was subsequently modernised by F&P on O/No. 715-64420 in 1988 and converted from water hydraulics to an oil hydraulic system.

The man at the control console in the photographs is Freddy Allen.

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