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

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

R015
By kind permission of Rhodes Interform Ltd.
R016
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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