Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Tools for the Workshop

Tools for the Workshop The material is Egyptian cotton and the yarn is fireproofed before weaving, a process that does not reduce its strength or its flexibility. So long as the material is washed in the same way as wool, preferably with a detergent, and not dry cleaned, A Selection of Notes on Recent Equipment and the proofing will remain throughout the life of the garment. The range includes overalls, bib and New and Well-Tried Methods and Materials brace, jackets and trousers, all in navy blue. Tropical kit can also be made in white cellular R.F.D. Industrial Equipment filter glass to B.S. 679 and a cover glass. A com­ fabric or drill. pletely free air space is still available, but the light The acid-proof clothing made by R.F.D. is of It is not, perhaps, generally known that the battle is complete and there is none of the small less general application, although it is of interest. R.F.D. Company (known for many years for its flashes of light that can be so irritating with A special fabric has been developed for this, design and manufacture of balloons, dinghys, ordinary welding goggles. consisting of a fine Egyptian cotton treated with safety equipment and flying clothing) now has a Both goggles conform to the requirements of a special plastic film that is highly resistant to Protective Industrial Clothing Division. Various B.S. 1542/1949. The prices are competitive, the acids and most industrial chemicals. There is items are already on the market and others are general purpose model with Perspex lenses costing also a light coating of the plastic on the inside to under development. 10A-. 6cl. and the welders, complete with filters and aid cleaning. The scams of the garments are We recently had the opportunity of inspecting cover glasses, 12s. 9d. The weight is only 2½ oz. sealed by a special plastic dope after a double and trying the two types of goggle shown in for the general purpose type. overlap stitching, so that it is completely im­ FIG. 1. The non-misting properties are obtained by Another new R.F.D. product is a fireproof pervious to acid penetration, even when immersed the most simple device imaginable. The lens is resistant for overalls, the point about this par­ in a strong concentration for as long as fifteen mounted clear of the eyepiece, so allowing a clear ticular material being that it can be laundered. minutes. air flow across the rear face of the lense. This is completely effective and there is no trouble whatever from misting other than that caused by a sudden change of temperature, which is unavoid­ able even with spectacles. Complete eye protection is achieved by the overlap of the lens and an internal flange on the eyepiece, which act as a baffle against the entrance of dust or vapour, even when blown directly in from the side. The lens is held against three dowels on the eyepiece by stainless angle clamps and brass screws. The lenses are optically flat plastic, but triplex can be supplied and they are also available in various colours. Made entirely from an acid-resistant plastic, the whole goggle is very durable. A plastic cushion surrounds the eyepiece and a stretchable plastic strap is fitted. The bridge, although it looks cumbersome, is in fact comfortable. Its queer appearance arises from its being made from an adjustable plastic strap and fastener. The N , or normal, model will fit quite well over most spectacles with wire sides, but the S model is specially designed to be worn with spectacles. It is completely effective and comfortable. The welding goggles are made from a black opaque plastic. The same ventilated properties are maintained by fitting an adaptor in place of the lens with a screw-on holder for the coloured Besco Production Treadle Guillotines. Leaflet No. 119c [F. J. Edwards Ltd., 359-361 Euston Road, N.W.1] Trade Publications Received Updraft Protective Helmet Ventilated Goggles [R.F.D. Co. Ltd., Godalming, Surrey] Marathon World Tour 1950 Brinell Microscopes Hermes IV and V Performance [Hilger & Watts Ltd., 48 Addington Square, S.E.5] The Finch Electron Diffraction Camera Marathon I and II Performance [W. Edwards & Co. (London) Ltd., Lower Syden­ Essex Methyl Bromide Extinguishers for Electrical [Handley Page (Reading) Ltd., The Aerodrome, ham, S.E.26] Fire Risks Woodley, Reading] [The National Fire Protection Co. Ltd., Station Aero Research Technical Notes 'Enots' Automobile and Garage Equipment Road, Leatherhead] Bulletin No. 85, Araldite 'Enots' Oil and Grease Guns and Nipples [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] Airclamp Pneumatic Equipment Export Marketing in a Buyer's Market [Benton & Stone, Aston Brook Street, Birming­ [The Osborne-Peacock Co. Ltd., 47 Cannon Street, Ethulon Tracing Film E.C.4] ham, 6] [May & Baker Ltd., Dagenham, Essex] Marconi College Mechanical Handling Today Supramor Galactol E. P. Cutting Oil Marconi Training [The Chloride Electrical Storage Co. Ltd., Exide [Manchester Oil Refinery (Sales) Ltd., 170 Picca­ [Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd., Marconi Works, Clifton Junction, nr. Manchester] dilly, W.1] House, Chelmsford] Metalastik Double-U-Shear Anti-Vibration Mountings Flexelite Tanks. Technical Data Sheet No. 4 Renold Stock Chain Drives up to 140 Horse-power [Metalastik Ltd., Evington Valley Road, Leicester] [Marston Excelsior Ltd., Fordhouses, Wolver­ [The Renold and Coventry Chain Co. Ltd., Dids- hampton] bury, Manchester] Casting and Forging in Hiduminium List of Publications Aero Athena Advanced Trainer Dunlop Relay Valve Control for Pneumatic Brakes [High Duty Alloys Ltd., Slough, Bucks] [A. V. Roe & Co. Ltd., 18 St James's Square, [Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., St. James's House, St. S.W.1] James's Street, S.W.I] Report of the British Council, 1948-1949 The Rotolift [The British Council, 3 Hanover Street, W.1] Wellseal the New Engine Sealing Compound [Rotolift Sales Company, 2 Robert Street, Adelphi, [Wellworthy Piston Rings Ltd., Lymington, Hants] Tufnol Technical Information W.C.2] [Tufnol Ltd.,. Perry Barr, Birmingham, 22B] Power Presses Aero Research Technical Notes [Wilkins & Mitchell Ltd., The Green, Darlaston, Bulletin No. 83. A.R.L. Resins—A Miscellany Extraction and Fabrication of Aluminium S. Staffs] [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] [Northern Aluminium Co. Ltd., Banbury, Oxon] March 1950 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

Tools for the Workshop

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 22 (3): 1 – Mar 1, 1950

Loading next page...
 
/lp/emerald-publishing/tools-for-the-workshop-jGPj8XzOsE
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0002-2667
DOI
10.1108/eb031879
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

The material is Egyptian cotton and the yarn is fireproofed before weaving, a process that does not reduce its strength or its flexibility. So long as the material is washed in the same way as wool, preferably with a detergent, and not dry cleaned, A Selection of Notes on Recent Equipment and the proofing will remain throughout the life of the garment. The range includes overalls, bib and New and Well-Tried Methods and Materials brace, jackets and trousers, all in navy blue. Tropical kit can also be made in white cellular R.F.D. Industrial Equipment filter glass to B.S. 679 and a cover glass. A com­ fabric or drill. pletely free air space is still available, but the light The acid-proof clothing made by R.F.D. is of It is not, perhaps, generally known that the battle is complete and there is none of the small less general application, although it is of interest. R.F.D. Company (known for many years for its flashes of light that can be so irritating with A special fabric has been developed for this, design and manufacture of balloons, dinghys, ordinary welding goggles. consisting of a fine Egyptian cotton treated with safety equipment and flying clothing) now has a Both goggles conform to the requirements of a special plastic film that is highly resistant to Protective Industrial Clothing Division. Various B.S. 1542/1949. The prices are competitive, the acids and most industrial chemicals. There is items are already on the market and others are general purpose model with Perspex lenses costing also a light coating of the plastic on the inside to under development. 10A-. 6cl. and the welders, complete with filters and aid cleaning. The scams of the garments are We recently had the opportunity of inspecting cover glasses, 12s. 9d. The weight is only 2½ oz. sealed by a special plastic dope after a double and trying the two types of goggle shown in for the general purpose type. overlap stitching, so that it is completely im­ FIG. 1. The non-misting properties are obtained by Another new R.F.D. product is a fireproof pervious to acid penetration, even when immersed the most simple device imaginable. The lens is resistant for overalls, the point about this par­ in a strong concentration for as long as fifteen mounted clear of the eyepiece, so allowing a clear ticular material being that it can be laundered. minutes. air flow across the rear face of the lense. This is completely effective and there is no trouble whatever from misting other than that caused by a sudden change of temperature, which is unavoid­ able even with spectacles. Complete eye protection is achieved by the overlap of the lens and an internal flange on the eyepiece, which act as a baffle against the entrance of dust or vapour, even when blown directly in from the side. The lens is held against three dowels on the eyepiece by stainless angle clamps and brass screws. The lenses are optically flat plastic, but triplex can be supplied and they are also available in various colours. Made entirely from an acid-resistant plastic, the whole goggle is very durable. A plastic cushion surrounds the eyepiece and a stretchable plastic strap is fitted. The bridge, although it looks cumbersome, is in fact comfortable. Its queer appearance arises from its being made from an adjustable plastic strap and fastener. The N , or normal, model will fit quite well over most spectacles with wire sides, but the S model is specially designed to be worn with spectacles. It is completely effective and comfortable. The welding goggles are made from a black opaque plastic. The same ventilated properties are maintained by fitting an adaptor in place of the lens with a screw-on holder for the coloured Besco Production Treadle Guillotines. Leaflet No. 119c [F. J. Edwards Ltd., 359-361 Euston Road, N.W.1] Trade Publications Received Updraft Protective Helmet Ventilated Goggles [R.F.D. Co. Ltd., Godalming, Surrey] Marathon World Tour 1950 Brinell Microscopes Hermes IV and V Performance [Hilger & Watts Ltd., 48 Addington Square, S.E.5] The Finch Electron Diffraction Camera Marathon I and II Performance [W. Edwards & Co. (London) Ltd., Lower Syden­ Essex Methyl Bromide Extinguishers for Electrical [Handley Page (Reading) Ltd., The Aerodrome, ham, S.E.26] Fire Risks Woodley, Reading] [The National Fire Protection Co. Ltd., Station Aero Research Technical Notes 'Enots' Automobile and Garage Equipment Road, Leatherhead] Bulletin No. 85, Araldite 'Enots' Oil and Grease Guns and Nipples [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] Airclamp Pneumatic Equipment Export Marketing in a Buyer's Market [Benton & Stone, Aston Brook Street, Birming­ [The Osborne-Peacock Co. Ltd., 47 Cannon Street, Ethulon Tracing Film E.C.4] ham, 6] [May & Baker Ltd., Dagenham, Essex] Marconi College Mechanical Handling Today Supramor Galactol E. P. Cutting Oil Marconi Training [The Chloride Electrical Storage Co. Ltd., Exide [Manchester Oil Refinery (Sales) Ltd., 170 Picca­ [Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd., Marconi Works, Clifton Junction, nr. Manchester] dilly, W.1] House, Chelmsford] Metalastik Double-U-Shear Anti-Vibration Mountings Flexelite Tanks. Technical Data Sheet No. 4 Renold Stock Chain Drives up to 140 Horse-power [Metalastik Ltd., Evington Valley Road, Leicester] [Marston Excelsior Ltd., Fordhouses, Wolver­ [The Renold and Coventry Chain Co. Ltd., Dids- hampton] bury, Manchester] Casting and Forging in Hiduminium List of Publications Aero Athena Advanced Trainer Dunlop Relay Valve Control for Pneumatic Brakes [High Duty Alloys Ltd., Slough, Bucks] [A. V. Roe & Co. Ltd., 18 St James's Square, [Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd., St. James's House, St. S.W.1] James's Street, S.W.I] Report of the British Council, 1948-1949 The Rotolift [The British Council, 3 Hanover Street, W.1] Wellseal the New Engine Sealing Compound [Rotolift Sales Company, 2 Robert Street, Adelphi, [Wellworthy Piston Rings Ltd., Lymington, Hants] Tufnol Technical Information W.C.2] [Tufnol Ltd.,. Perry Barr, Birmingham, 22B] Power Presses Aero Research Technical Notes [Wilkins & Mitchell Ltd., The Green, Darlaston, Bulletin No. 83. A.R.L. Resins—A Miscellany Extraction and Fabrication of Aluminium S. Staffs] [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] [Northern Aluminium Co. Ltd., Banbury, Oxon] March 1950

Journal

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1950

There are no references for this article.