500 ton Hydraulic Projectile Press, O/No. 8844, c.1940

Order 8844 for High Duty Alloys Ltd., Distington, c.1940

D7338/14/5/2/3455
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Column centres 3′ 10″ x 2′ 9″ x 2′ 0″ stroke. Ejector 40 ton x 12″ stroke. Working pressure 3000 psi. Two Fraser pumps, each 30 gal/min x 720 rpm.  Motors 75HP.

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