3000 ton Forging Press, views taken at erection and later on site, O/No. 6810, c.1951

Order 6810 for Australian Commonwealth, 1951

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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives

The two L10 Hydraulic Pumps used to power the press were built against the same Order No. A view of one pump may be seen here.    

These pumps are still in operation in NSW, Australia, and may be seen here

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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 1950s.

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