Descaler Accumulator Control Panel, O/No. A96860, c.1979

Order A96860 for Mannesmann Demag GmbH, West Germany, c.1979

By kind permission of Rhodes Interform Ltd.
By kind permission of Rhodes Interform Ltd.

This equipment was procured for a large steel mill in USSR, Mannesmann Demag being the main contractor.  A separate company, Fielding Plant Design Ltd., Bournemouth (by this time no connection with F & P, Gloucester), was involved in the design of certain aspects of the steel mill and recommended F&P as supplier of the Main and Descaler accumulator control systems. Their electrical engineer, John Tranter, a former employee of F&P, had earlier moved to Bournemouth and was instrumental in this recommendation!

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