9000 ton Multi-Daylight (Hot) Platen Press, views taken on site during commissioning, O/No. 63170, c.1964

Order 63170 for B S & W Whiteley, Yorkshire, c.1964

This large 20 РDaylight (Hot) Platen Press was first-time site erected, some further pictures of early assembly can be found here.

This press was designed to produce ‘Elephantide’ electrical insulating pressboard 14 ft/sq. in multiples of 20.

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Click on the hyperlink to see a brief Engineering Specification for this press.

Click on the hyperlink to see other Notable Orders from the 1960s

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