100 ton Shell Drawing Press, O/No. 8136, c.1937

Order 8136, for I.C.I Metals, Ltd., for Swansea, c.1937

D7338/14/7/2/3248
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/7/2/3261
Gloucestershire Archives

These photos illustrate one of a total of six presses ordered by the same customer, for drawing shells.

Tables 2′ x 2′. Daylight 8′ 3″.  Stroke 6′ 0″.   Working pressure 3000 psi.

These quality photographs were located in 2018 from a batch of early photos.

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