360 ton Cupping & Drawing Press, views taken in Fisher & Ludlow factory, O/No. 9710, c.1941

Order 9710 for the Ministry of Supply, c.1941

D7338/14/10/3688
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/10/3693
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/2/3694
Gloucestershire Archives

The second view illustrates a line of presses (from the 360 ton press), taken at Fisher & Ludlow factory.

This order comprised the supply of three 360 ton drawing presses

Note the H3 pumps to the rear of each press.  A total of thirty four H3 pumps to drive all sizes of munitions presses were supplied for this client.

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