Redman, Series 6, Mk2, Bumper Bar Forming Machine, fitted with 'dummy' tooling, O/No. W81760, c.1972
Order W81760 for Alfa Romeo, Milan, Italy, c.1972
The ‘dummy’ tooling was used on these machines in order to set up the complex hydraulic systems, prior to trialling and proving any tooling ordered by the client.
The ‘dummy’ tooling can be seen here clearly. Comprising two sets of parallel rolls, each set mounted in independent upper and lower hinged roller boxes with two matching formers attached to the central rotating pillar.
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