500 ton Cupping & Drawing Press, 2nd view taken on site, O/No. 8134, c.1937

Order 8134 for I.C.I. Metals Ltd., for Swansea, c.1937

D7338/14/5/1/3251
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/7/2/3260
Gloucestershire Archives
D7388/14/10/3260
Gloucestershire Archives

These photos illustrate one of a total of six presses ordered by the same customer, for the manufacture of cartridge cases.

Tables 3′ x 2′ 6″. Daylight 5′ 0″.  Stroke 2′ 0″.   Working pressure 3000 psi.

The second quality photograph was located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.

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