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United Steel Companies Ltd. Mr C. E. Edwards has been appointed Sales Trade Announcements Manager of the Appleby Frodingham branch of the United Steel Companies Limited. Under this heading are published monthly news of recent professional appointments, industrial developments and business changes, etc. TRADE PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED Air Survey Company in India of Scientific and Industrial Research will work in Bakelite Progress, Spring 1948 Air Survey Co. Ltd., a subsidiary company in the Africa House. Bakelite Ltd., 12 Hobart Place, S.W.1] Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd. group of companies, an In Washington the scientific liaison offices of the The Makonus Multi-Tool nounces the formation of a new subsidiary company Commonwealth countries are associated under a The Wells Safeguard Power Press Improved Roll Feed in Pakistan and the revision of the name of its long- similar scheme. Device established subsidiary company in India. [E. H. Jones (Machine Tools) Ltd., The Hyde, Handley Page Ltd. The name of Indian Air Survey & Transport Ltd. N.W.9] Mr G. C. D. Russell has been appointed Secretary has been changed to Air Survey Company of India About Ourselves, 1904-1947 of Handley Page Ltd., having acted in this capacity Ltd. Compact Power during the past six months. At Karachi, a new subsidiary of Air Survey Co. [Brook Motors Ltd., Empress Works, Hudders- Ltd., has now been formed with the title of Air Survey field] Hawker Aircraft Ltd. Company of Pakistan Ltd. Titanine Aircraft Finishes The appointment of Mr William Humble as Sales The Air Survey group of companies now consists of: [Titanine Ltd., Colindale, N.W.9] Manager has been announced by Hawker Aircraft Air Survey Co. Ltd., Air Survey Company of India The Midsaw Universal Woodworker Ltd., following the resignation from the Company Ltd., Air Survey Company of Pakistan Ltd., Aero Precision Metal Cutting Machines of Mr F. H. M. Lloyd. Surveys Ltd. (Vancouver), Aerographic Surveys Ltd. [The Midland Saw & Tool Co. Ltd., Pope Street, Mr T. D. M. Robertson has been appointed Birmingham] General Manager of Hawker Aircraft Ltd., Mr J. T. B.C.S.O. (London) Spraytex Fabrics by Spray Gun Lidbury becoming Secretary. The British Commonwealth of Nations Scientific [Spraytex (Manchester) Ltd., 168 Oxford Road, Liaison Offices (London) have been opened on the Lambert Pharmacal Company Manchester] third floor of Africa House, Kingsway, W.C.2. This is A new factory was opened on June 1st by the Cork for Insulation one of the measures to facilitate co-operation in the Lambert Pharmacal Company, at Victoria Road, [British Cork Mills Ltd., 167 Victoria Street, S.W.1] civil aspects of science within the Commonwealth South Ruislip, Middlesex, for the manufacture of The Rivnut and Phillips Recess Screw decided on by the British Commonwealth Scientific Listerine antiseptic and other Listerine products. [Linread Ltd., Cox Street, St Paul's, Birming Official Conference held in London in 1946. For a ham, 3] number of years several of the Commonwealth coun Licensed Aircraft Engineers T.B. Power Presses tries have maintained scientific liaison offices in Lon Squadron-Leader Edward C. Rogers has been com [Turner Bros. (Birmingham) Ltd., Galvanic Works, don, and these, together with the ones about to be pelled by ill-health to resign from the position of Cliveland Street, Birmingham, 19] established, will now have their headquarters in General Secretary to the Society of Licensed Aircraft Athyweld Africa House. Each of these offices will continue to Engineers. [Edgar Allen & Co. Ltd., imperial Steel Works, operate as in the past, retaining complete independ Captain Peter F. Murray assumed the responsi Sheffield, 9] ence of action, but the convenience of occupying ad bilities of General Secretary from June 7th, 1948. jacent premises will facilitate co-operation between them on matters of common interest. For case of refer Mr Lionel Lodge ence to the group of independent offices as a whole The death has been announced, at the age of 65, of the title given above has been chosen, with the abbre Mr Lionel Lodge, managing director of Lodge- viation B.C.S.O. (London) for common use. The Cottrell Ltd., of Birmingham, and a director of Lodge offices taking part in the scheme are the Scientific Plugs Ltd., of Rugby. Mr Lodge was the fourth son Liaison Offices of Australia, Canada, Central African of the late Sir Oliver Lodge, and it was for the com Council, India, New Zealand, South Africa and the mercial development of some of Sir Oliver's patents United Kingdom. Pakistan and the Commonwealth relating to electrical precipitation and the purification Agricultural Bureaux will be represented and the of air that he formed the company which later became Overseas Liaison Division of the U.K. Department Lodge-Cottrell Ltd. Trade Reviews Under this heading are published from time to time brief reviews of a selection of the Trade Publications received for notice The Specification of Meehanite Metal. [The inter Marconi Radio Communications and Navigational national Meehanite Metal Co. Ltd., 66 Victoria Street, Equipment London, S.W.1] Airborne Automatic Direction Finder, Type AD7092 Airborne Beam-Approach Receiver, Type AD 86 This pocket booklet sets out the properties, charac Lightweight Airborne Transmitter, Type AD 97 teristics and uses of the high duty irons covered by the Lightweight Airborne Receiver, Type AD 108 trade name of Meehanite. Generally these materials Voltage Regulator Units for Aircraft Radio Stations are not of great interest to aeronautical engineers, Universal Racking System for Aircraft Radio although their special properties make them suitable Equipment for high quality jigs and fixtures and for the bodies of [Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co Ltd., Marconi milling cutters and other toolroom uses. House, Clielmsford] Bostik Adhesives for Industry. [B.B. Chemical Co. The titles of these seven booklets explain their con Ltd., Ulverscroft Road, Leicester] tents; the first is a general illustrated description of the range of equipment, while the others are more de This is a catalogue of the more common Bostik tailed descriptions of the items. In particular, the products and includes, among other items, careful in navigational sets, AD 86 and AD 7092, are described structions on how to use the Blue Label Glazing Com and illustrated very fully. pound tube—but does not solve the problem of how to keep the nozzle clean for re-use between applications. The Installation and Maintenance of Smiths Instru Standard Specifications and Typical Analyses—Metals, ments. [Smiths Aircraft Instruments Ltd., Cricklewood, Metallic Alloys, Carbides. [Murex Ltd., Rainham, London, N.W.2] Essex] This publication consists of a large quarto folder A useful pocket reference booklet giving the essen containing a series of leaflets on the many instruments tial data on the manufacturers' products, ferrous in the Smiths range. Each leaflet is a miniature manual alloys, metal powders and metallic carbides. with an illustrated description, installation instruc tions and maintenance notes on the instrument con J.M.C. Electrical Resistance Materials. [Johnson, cerned. The folder is provided with an index and an Matthey and Co. Ltd., 73 Hatton Garden, London, amendment list so that an up-to-date record of the E.C.1] contents can be kept. Originally issued with about This booklet by one of the principal makers of re half of the proposed contents, new leaflets are added sistance material in the world (they provide the wire as they are completed. for nearly all the strain gauges used in this country) is Although Smiths Aircraft Instruments Ltd. hope absorbingly interesting. The uses and characteristics eventually to be able to issue copies to all licensed of the various wires are described and, at the end, there aircraft engineers, supplies are at present restricted to is a useful nomogram relating the resistance in ohms firms and applications must be made on behalf of a per yard with resistivity and wire diameter. user and not by individuals. August 1948
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1948
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