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

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

Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
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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