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Trade Announcements R. B. Pullin Sales Engineer R. B. Pullin & Co. Ltd., of Phoenix Works, Great West Road, Brentford, announce that Fl.-Lt. R. T. Townson has joined their Sales Department as Sales Engineer. A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional appointments, R.Ae.S. Scholarships industrial developments and business changes, etc. The Royal Aeronautical Society, of 4 Hamilton Place, W.l, wishes to draw attention to the following scholarships: B.S.A. Tools Director Retires Sheffield, 4, announce the following appointments to The Royal Aeronautical Society Charter Scholar­ Mr F. J. Bates, M.B.E., Works Director of B.S.A. the Board of Directors: ship.—A Scholarship or Scholarships up to the value Tools Ltd., Mackadown Lane, Marston Green, Bir­ Mr A. B. Heeley—hitherto Works Director for the of £300 a year can be awarded and these scholarships mingham, and Index Automatic Machine Co. Ltd., Steel Department at the Carlisle Works. will in the first instance be awarded for a period of and a director of Cardiff Foundry & Engineering Co. Mr F. Henshaw—hitherto Works Director for the one year, although an extension of the scholarship for (1947) Ltd., and Leo C. Steinle Ltd., has recently Darnall Works. a second year will be looked upon favourably by the retired from an active directorship after being with Mr S. B. Shepley—hitherto Works Director for Council if it is clear that the student and the work the B.S.A. Tools Group for forty-two years, but his the Wire Department at the Carlisle Works. would benefit by such an arrangement. services will remain available in a consultative capacity. Linread's Extension The Geoffrey de Havilland Memorial Scholarship.— City and Guilds Fellowships The year 1951 marks another milestone in the A Scholarship or Scholarships up to the value of At a meeting on Friday, February 2, 1951, the progress of Messrs Linread Ltd., of Cox Street, approximately £120 a year for a period of one year, Council of the City and Guilds of London Institute, Birmingham, 3. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham although an extension of the scholarship for a second Gresham College, Basinghall Street, E.C.2, conferred recently opened an extension to the company's pre­ year will be looked upon favourably by the Council the Fellowship of the Institute (F.C.G.I.) on the mises. The new building increases the total floor area if it is clear that the student and the work would following among other past students of the City by about one-third and provides a warehouse in the benefit by such an arrangement. and Guilds College: basement, workshops on the ground floor and offices The general regulations for both scholarships are S Scott-Hall, C.B., M.Sc.(Eng.) Lond., D.I.C., on the first floor. as follows: F.R.Ae.S. Principal Director of Technical Develop­ The history of Linread Ltd. goes back just over The scholarships shall be awarded annually, or at ment (Air), Ministry of Supply; Busk Memorial 25 years and the progress achieved in this quarter of such other times as may be decided by the Council, to Scholar 1925-6; Pilcher Memorial Prize R.Ae.S.; a century is a tribute to the founder and present assist a student wishing to undertake advanced work Member of Council R.Ae.S. Governing Director, Mr E. H. Lynall. or study in aeronautics. Reginald Leslie Smith-Rose, A.R.C.S., D.Sc.(Lon.), Linread Ltd. have specialized in the manufacture of The scholarships will only be awarded to those who Ph.D., D.I.C., M.I.E.E., F.P.S.I. Director of Radio screws, bolts, rivets and other small fastening com­ can satisfy the Council that they have the necessary Research, Department of Scientific and Industrial ponents by the cold forging process. During the war qualifications to benefit, and whose proposals for Research. the company was among the three largest producers work or further studies are acceptable to the Council. in the country of aircraft rivets, with an output of Normally, the work should lead to some higher New de Havilland Directors 60 million per week. Post-war development has been degree or post-graduate diploma, although this is not At a meeting of the board of directors of The de made in screws and special fasteners like the patented essential. Havilland Aircraft Co. Ltd. at Hatfield three new 'Rivnut', and a unique furniture latch called the The Council will select from the applicants those directors were appointed. 'Tutch Latch'. whom it considers suitable, and will call such appli­ Mr H. Povey, General Production Manager. cants for interview in the offices of the Society before Mr C. S. Thorn, Business Manager. Magnesium Elektron Ltd. such Board as may be decided by the Society. Mr A. F. Burke, who is Managing Director of Since the formation of Magnesium Elektron Ltd. Students wishing to apply for the scholarships The de Havilland Engine Co. Ltd. in 1935 the sole Sales Concession for all their products shall write to the Secretary of the Society not later In addition to the directors who were founders of has been operated by the Founder Company, F. A. than June 1 stating the course they intend to follow, the de Havilland Company in 1920 (Sir Geoffrey dc Hughes & Co. Ltd. The boards of the above com­ and giving full particulars of their age and the results Havilland, Mr C. C. Walker, Mr F. T. Hearle, Mr panies have now, by mutual agreement, decided that of any examinations taken by them. W. E. Nixon and Mr F. E. N. St Barbe), two further this arrangement should be altered and that from directors have been appointed in recent years, namely February 1, 1951, Magnesium Elektron should sell The Sheffield Smelting Co.'s New Director Major F. B. Halford, Chairman and Technical all their products (except Elektron Magnesium Anodes Mr Ronald C. Jewell, B.Sc. , A.R.S.M., A.M.I.M.M., Director of The de Havilland Engine Co. Ltd., who for cathodic protection which will continue to be sold F.G.S., who has for the past eighteen years been Chief was made a director of the Aircraft Co. in January by Hughes) directly to their customers. Metallurgist of the Sheffield Smelting Co. Ltd., 1944, and Mr R. E. Bishop, Chief Designer of the The sales staff of Hughes will be transferred to P.O. Box 28, Sheffield, has recently been appointed Aircraft Co., who joined the board in December 1946. Magnesium Elektron and move to Clifton Junction, to the Board of Directors. There are thus now ten members of the Aircraft Co. thus ensuring continuity of service to consumers. Mr Jewell has made many valuable contributions board. Consumers are, therefore, requested in future to to the development of the industrial uses of precious address all inquiries and orders directly to Magnesium metals and he is a recognized authority on British De La Rue Extrusions Ltd.—Transfer to Parent Elektron Ltd., Lumms Lane, Clifton Junction, near devised Silver Solders and Brazing Alloys, and Company Manchester. Magnesium Elektron will retain a Platinum/Platinum Rhodium Thermocouple Wires. Thomas De La Rue and Co. Ltd., of 84 Regent London office at Bath House, 82 Piccadilly, London, Street, W.l, announce that to facilitate the operation W.l. of their industrial group, their wholly-owned sub­ TRADE PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED sidiary company, De La Rue Extrusions Ltd., has Mond Nickel Appointments been placed in voluntary liquidation and its assets R-x Plastic Roofing Compound The Mond Nickel Co. Ltd., of Sunderland House, and liabilities taken over by the parent company. Crystalux Glass Substitute Curzon Street, W.l, announces that Mr L. H. Cooper The business will in future operate under the Culmino Compressed Asbestos Fibre Jointing has been appointed Chairman and Mr L. K. Brindley Plastics Division of Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd. Transcendite Jointing Managing Director. Mr G. Archer and Mr A. Parker This change of status of De La Rue Extrusions Ltd. Achilles Metallic Jointing Hague continue as Directors, and Mr I. A. Bailey, will in no way affect the continuity of the business Notar Solution for the Protection of Iron and Steel Dr L. B. Pfeil and Dr A. G. Ramsay have also been and no change in personnel will be involved. Zephyroid Oil and Petrol Jointing appointed Directors. [Asbestos Jointings Ltd., County Chambers, New I.A.L. Director Corporation Street, Birmingham] Sir George William Rendel, K.C.M.G., has been Examples of Structural Steel Design (Part 2) Murex Produce Zirconium appointed a Director of International Aeradio Ltd., [British Constructional Steelwork Association, The production of zirconium metal on a com­ of 40 Park Street, W.l. He replaces Capt Gordon Artillery House, S.W.1] mercial scale has recently been initiated by Murex Store, B.O.A.C., who has retired from the I.A.L. B.S.A. Suitox Ceramic-Tipped Tools Ltd., Rainham, Essex. Previously only very limited Board. [Burton, Griffiths & Co.Ltd., 1 Montgomery Street, supplies were available in England and even now full production has not yet been attained. Birmingham 11 ] New Secretary of the 'Mechanicals' Sound Level Meter Type 1400 Sheets down to ·005 in. in thickness, 6-7 in. in The Council of the Institution of Mechanical [Dawes Instruments Ltd., 130 Uxbridge Road, width and 2-3 ft. in length are now being made, and Engineers of Storey's Gate, St. James's Park, S.W.1, it is expected that sheets up to 12-15 in. in width will Hanwell, W.7] at a special meeting held on January 19, appointed Tubular Steel Portable Crush Barriers be available in the course of the next few months. Mr Brian G. Robbins as Secretary in succession to [Tubular Construction Systems Ltd., 135 Battersea Rods down to 2 mm. diameter can be supplied and Sir Henry Guy who retired last September owing to High Street, S.W.11] drawn zirconium wire may also shortly be available. ill-health. The V-Range Vertical Variable Speed Hydraulic Pull Zirconium has excellent resistance to corrosion. Down Broaching Machines. Hydrochloric acid and fused alkalis have practically New I.P.E. Secretary [The Layonite Machine Tool Co. Ltd., Edgware] no attack on this metal, while its resistance to attack Avica Maintenance Manual A.51 The Council of the Institution of Production by nitric phosphoric and sulphuric acids is only Avica Flexible and Rigid Pipe and Electric Cable Engineers, of 36 Portman Square, W.l, announce slightly less than in the case of tantalum. This pro­ Support Clamps that they have appointed Mr W. F. S. Woodford as perty renders it very suitable for use in chemical Secretary of the Institution. Mr Woodford has been [Avica Equipment Ltd. (formerly Aviation Cor- plant where corrosion resistance is required. It has Acting Secretary since April 1950. exceptionally good 'getter' properties which will tend porates Ltd.), 50 Pall Mall, S.W.1] to make its use in electronics widespread. It is used Aero Research Technical Notes Kayser Ellison New Directors, Bulletin No. 96. 'Aerolite' 300 Miscellany as grid emission inhibitors and can, in many cases, [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] Kayser, Ellison & Co. Ltd., of Carlisle Steel Works, replace tantalum or molybdenum. Aircraft Engineering http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 23 (3): 1 – Mar 1, 1951

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R. B. Pullin Sales Engineer R. B. Pullin & Co. Ltd., of Phoenix Works, Great West Road, Brentford, announce that Fl.-Lt. R. T. Townson has joined their Sales Department as Sales Engineer. A monthly feature giving news of recent Government and professional appointments, R.Ae.S. Scholarships industrial developments and business changes, etc. The Royal Aeronautical Society, of 4 Hamilton Place, W.l, wishes to draw attention to the following scholarships: B.S.A. Tools Director Retires Sheffield, 4, announce the following appointments to The Royal Aeronautical Society Charter Scholar­ Mr F. J. Bates, M.B.E., Works Director of B.S.A. the Board of Directors: ship.—A Scholarship or Scholarships up to the value Tools Ltd., Mackadown Lane, Marston Green, Bir­ Mr A. B. Heeley—hitherto Works Director for the of £300 a year can be awarded and these scholarships mingham, and Index Automatic Machine Co. Ltd., Steel Department at the Carlisle Works. will in the first instance be awarded for a period of and a director of Cardiff Foundry & Engineering Co. Mr F. Henshaw—hitherto Works Director for the one year, although an extension of the scholarship for (1947) Ltd., and Leo C. Steinle Ltd., has recently Darnall Works. a second year will be looked upon favourably by the retired from an active directorship after being with Mr S. B. Shepley—hitherto Works Director for Council if it is clear that the student and the work the B.S.A. Tools Group for forty-two years, but his the Wire Department at the Carlisle Works. would benefit by such an arrangement. services will remain available in a consultative capacity. Linread's Extension The Geoffrey de Havilland Memorial Scholarship.— City and Guilds Fellowships The year 1951 marks another milestone in the A Scholarship or Scholarships up to the value of At a meeting on Friday, February 2, 1951, the progress of Messrs Linread Ltd., of Cox Street, approximately £120 a year for a period of one year, Council of the City and Guilds of London Institute, Birmingham, 3. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham although an extension of the scholarship for a second Gresham College, Basinghall Street, E.C.2, conferred recently opened an extension to the company's pre­ year will be looked upon favourably by the Council the Fellowship of the Institute (F.C.G.I.) on the mises. The new building increases the total floor area if it is clear that the student and the work would following among other past students of the City by about one-third and provides a warehouse in the benefit by such an arrangement. and Guilds College: basement, workshops on the ground floor and offices The general regulations for both scholarships are S Scott-Hall, C.B., M.Sc.(Eng.) Lond., D.I.C., on the first floor. as follows: F.R.Ae.S. Principal Director of Technical Develop­ The history of Linread Ltd. goes back just over The scholarships shall be awarded annually, or at ment (Air), Ministry of Supply; Busk Memorial 25 years and the progress achieved in this quarter of such other times as may be decided by the Council, to Scholar 1925-6; Pilcher Memorial Prize R.Ae.S.; a century is a tribute to the founder and present assist a student wishing to undertake advanced work Member of Council R.Ae.S. Governing Director, Mr E. H. Lynall. or study in aeronautics. Reginald Leslie Smith-Rose, A.R.C.S., D.Sc.(Lon.), Linread Ltd. have specialized in the manufacture of The scholarships will only be awarded to those who Ph.D., D.I.C., M.I.E.E., F.P.S.I. Director of Radio screws, bolts, rivets and other small fastening com­ can satisfy the Council that they have the necessary Research, Department of Scientific and Industrial ponents by the cold forging process. During the war qualifications to benefit, and whose proposals for Research. the company was among the three largest producers work or further studies are acceptable to the Council. in the country of aircraft rivets, with an output of Normally, the work should lead to some higher New de Havilland Directors 60 million per week. Post-war development has been degree or post-graduate diploma, although this is not At a meeting of the board of directors of The de made in screws and special fasteners like the patented essential. Havilland Aircraft Co. Ltd. at Hatfield three new 'Rivnut', and a unique furniture latch called the The Council will select from the applicants those directors were appointed. 'Tutch Latch'. whom it considers suitable, and will call such appli­ Mr H. Povey, General Production Manager. cants for interview in the offices of the Society before Mr C. S. Thorn, Business Manager. Magnesium Elektron Ltd. such Board as may be decided by the Society. Mr A. F. Burke, who is Managing Director of Since the formation of Magnesium Elektron Ltd. Students wishing to apply for the scholarships The de Havilland Engine Co. Ltd. in 1935 the sole Sales Concession for all their products shall write to the Secretary of the Society not later In addition to the directors who were founders of has been operated by the Founder Company, F. A. than June 1 stating the course they intend to follow, the de Havilland Company in 1920 (Sir Geoffrey dc Hughes & Co. Ltd. The boards of the above com­ and giving full particulars of their age and the results Havilland, Mr C. C. Walker, Mr F. T. Hearle, Mr panies have now, by mutual agreement, decided that of any examinations taken by them. W. E. Nixon and Mr F. E. N. St Barbe), two further this arrangement should be altered and that from directors have been appointed in recent years, namely February 1, 1951, Magnesium Elektron should sell The Sheffield Smelting Co.'s New Director Major F. B. Halford, Chairman and Technical all their products (except Elektron Magnesium Anodes Mr Ronald C. Jewell, B.Sc. , A.R.S.M., A.M.I.M.M., Director of The de Havilland Engine Co. Ltd., who for cathodic protection which will continue to be sold F.G.S., who has for the past eighteen years been Chief was made a director of the Aircraft Co. in January by Hughes) directly to their customers. Metallurgist of the Sheffield Smelting Co. Ltd., 1944, and Mr R. E. Bishop, Chief Designer of the The sales staff of Hughes will be transferred to P.O. Box 28, Sheffield, has recently been appointed Aircraft Co., who joined the board in December 1946. Magnesium Elektron and move to Clifton Junction, to the Board of Directors. There are thus now ten members of the Aircraft Co. thus ensuring continuity of service to consumers. Mr Jewell has made many valuable contributions board. Consumers are, therefore, requested in future to to the development of the industrial uses of precious address all inquiries and orders directly to Magnesium metals and he is a recognized authority on British De La Rue Extrusions Ltd.—Transfer to Parent Elektron Ltd., Lumms Lane, Clifton Junction, near devised Silver Solders and Brazing Alloys, and Company Manchester. Magnesium Elektron will retain a Platinum/Platinum Rhodium Thermocouple Wires. Thomas De La Rue and Co. Ltd., of 84 Regent London office at Bath House, 82 Piccadilly, London, Street, W.l, announce that to facilitate the operation W.l. of their industrial group, their wholly-owned sub­ TRADE PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED sidiary company, De La Rue Extrusions Ltd., has Mond Nickel Appointments been placed in voluntary liquidation and its assets R-x Plastic Roofing Compound The Mond Nickel Co. Ltd., of Sunderland House, and liabilities taken over by the parent company. Crystalux Glass Substitute Curzon Street, W.l, announces that Mr L. H. Cooper The business will in future operate under the Culmino Compressed Asbestos Fibre Jointing has been appointed Chairman and Mr L. K. Brindley Plastics Division of Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd. Transcendite Jointing Managing Director. Mr G. Archer and Mr A. Parker This change of status of De La Rue Extrusions Ltd. Achilles Metallic Jointing Hague continue as Directors, and Mr I. A. Bailey, will in no way affect the continuity of the business Notar Solution for the Protection of Iron and Steel Dr L. B. Pfeil and Dr A. G. Ramsay have also been and no change in personnel will be involved. Zephyroid Oil and Petrol Jointing appointed Directors. [Asbestos Jointings Ltd., County Chambers, New I.A.L. Director Corporation Street, Birmingham] Sir George William Rendel, K.C.M.G., has been Examples of Structural Steel Design (Part 2) Murex Produce Zirconium appointed a Director of International Aeradio Ltd., [British Constructional Steelwork Association, The production of zirconium metal on a com­ of 40 Park Street, W.l. He replaces Capt Gordon Artillery House, S.W.1] mercial scale has recently been initiated by Murex Store, B.O.A.C., who has retired from the I.A.L. B.S.A. Suitox Ceramic-Tipped Tools Ltd., Rainham, Essex. Previously only very limited Board. [Burton, Griffiths & Co.Ltd., 1 Montgomery Street, supplies were available in England and even now full production has not yet been attained. Birmingham 11 ] New Secretary of the 'Mechanicals' Sound Level Meter Type 1400 Sheets down to ·005 in. in thickness, 6-7 in. in The Council of the Institution of Mechanical [Dawes Instruments Ltd., 130 Uxbridge Road, width and 2-3 ft. in length are now being made, and Engineers of Storey's Gate, St. James's Park, S.W.1, it is expected that sheets up to 12-15 in. in width will Hanwell, W.7] at a special meeting held on January 19, appointed Tubular Steel Portable Crush Barriers be available in the course of the next few months. Mr Brian G. Robbins as Secretary in succession to [Tubular Construction Systems Ltd., 135 Battersea Rods down to 2 mm. diameter can be supplied and Sir Henry Guy who retired last September owing to High Street, S.W.11] drawn zirconium wire may also shortly be available. ill-health. The V-Range Vertical Variable Speed Hydraulic Pull Zirconium has excellent resistance to corrosion. Down Broaching Machines. Hydrochloric acid and fused alkalis have practically New I.P.E. Secretary [The Layonite Machine Tool Co. Ltd., Edgware] no attack on this metal, while its resistance to attack Avica Maintenance Manual A.51 The Council of the Institution of Production by nitric phosphoric and sulphuric acids is only Avica Flexible and Rigid Pipe and Electric Cable Engineers, of 36 Portman Square, W.l, announce slightly less than in the case of tantalum. This pro­ Support Clamps that they have appointed Mr W. F. S. Woodford as perty renders it very suitable for use in chemical Secretary of the Institution. Mr Woodford has been [Avica Equipment Ltd. (formerly Aviation Cor- plant where corrosion resistance is required. It has Acting Secretary since April 1950. exceptionally good 'getter' properties which will tend porates Ltd.), 50 Pall Mall, S.W.1] to make its use in electronics widespread. It is used Aero Research Technical Notes Kayser Ellison New Directors, Bulletin No. 96. 'Aerolite' 300 Miscellany as grid emission inhibitors and can, in many cases, [Aero Research Ltd., Duxford, Cambridge] Kayser, Ellison & Co. Ltd., of Carlisle Steel Works, replace tantalum or molybdenum. Aircraft Engineering

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