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This film traces the design and construction of the 4500 ton Hydraulic Press for Whessoe Limited. It is one of the largest machines in the country for forming heavy plates used in Nuclear Engineering. The story includes the research and experimental work involved and follows this up with fabrication and machining of the heavy parts, transport problems to the customer’s works, erection and testing of the plant. A most interesting film showing the many problems and achievements of British heavy engineering.
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