1000 ton Horizontal Gun Straightening Machine, O/No. 8973, c.1940

Order 8973 for English Steel Corporation Ltd., Sheffield, c.1940

D7338/14/5/1/3391
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/10/3392
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/7/3/3403
Gloucestershire Archives

This order was for two machines. Suitable for up to 13″ dia. tubes.

Stroke 12″, face to ram centre line 7 1/2″, centres 10′ 0″to 3′ 0″, working pressure 4480 psi. Two Fraser pumps 20 gal/min. each with 75 HP motors.

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