1500 ton Hydraulic Chassis Frame Flanging Press, views taken on site c.1945, O/No. 6775, c.1932

Order 6775 for Rubery Owen Ltd., c.1932

Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives

The press was originally built in 1932 and was subject to a later modification to increase the daylight and stroke to 18″ and 8″ respectively.

The quality first photograph illustrated was located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page. It illustrates the press at the time of its original installation.  The later photographs may have been taken at the time of the press modification.

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Click on this hyperlink to see a brief Engineering Specification for this press.

Click on this hyperlink to see other Notable Orders from the 1940s.

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