Trade Announcements

Trade Announcements TRADE REVIEWS Under this heading arc published from time to time brief reviews of a selection of the Trade Publications sent in to us The Flowline Conveyor System. Fisher and Ludlow Under this heading are published monthly news of recent professional appointments, Ltd., Gridway Division, Rolfe Street, Smethwick industrial developments and business changes, etc. 40, Staffs. This little booklet, which is excellently illus­ trated, outlines the Flowline conveyor assembly system, made from additive units, in a most clear Civil Aircraft Research Committee The Scottish Branch Office of the British Alu­ and instructive manner. All preliminary informa­ minium Company will be located at the same In a written reply to a question in the House of tion for the would-be user is provided. . address as Messrs Alexander Brown & Co., 113 Commons on June 5th, the terms of reference of West Regent Street, Glasgow, C.2. (Telephone the Civil Aircraft Research Committee of the British Industrial and Engineering Installations No.: Douglas 6528.) Mr Peter J. Ferguson has Aeronautical Research Council and its com­ (1946 Edition). Mitchell Engineering Group, 1 Bed­ been appointed Manager of the new Branch. position were stated to be: ford Square, London, W.C.1. [Price 25s. 0d.] After July 1 the British Aluminium Company (1) to consider the basic research problems Although this beautifully produced book des­ arising from the evolution and operation of civil will undertake customers' orders for bulk quan­ cribes only the products of MEG, its broad title aircraft, having regard, inter alia, to the probable tities whilst Messrs Alexander Brown & Co. will is fully justified by the installations described. The accept orders for execution from stock at their requirements of the operators; (2) to recommend book is in the nature of an illustrated catalogue of warehouse at 41 York Street, Glasgow, C.2. periodically to the Council programmes of re­ some of the work done by MEG, particularly in search; (3) to report to the Aeronautical Re­ The two companies wish to say that the new regard to large industrial projects. The various search Council. The names of the members are: arrangement is intended to give the best possible pieces of equipment are well illustrated by photo­ service to their customers and to all interested in Chairman: Professor A.A. Hall (Zaharoff Pro­ graphs and engineering drawings well chosen to the use of aluminium and Aluminium alloy fessor of Aviation, Imperial College). give prospective users the best possible idea of the products in Scotland. Members: Professor A. R. Collar (Sir George machinery. Where necessary there are sectional White Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, views, both in line and in colour half-tone. Bristol University), Dr T. E. Easterfield, Pro­ Heenan & Froude Equipment described ranges from large instal­ fessor S. Goldstein (Chairman, Aeronautical It is announced that owing to ill-health, and acting lations, such as steam generators, pulverizers, Research Council), Major F. M. Green, Sir under medical advice, Mr W. M. Ratcliffe has re­ filters and water cooling towers, to conveyors and Melvill Jones (Mond Professor of Aeronautical linquished his position as Managing Director of transporters and cranes—the whole list being far Engineering, Cambridge University), Professor Heenan & Froude Ltd. He will continue to serve the too numerous to enumerate here. For anyone R. L. Lickley (Professor of Aircraft Design, Col­ Company as Joint Managing Director with Mr F. J. interested in plant installation this is a fascinat­ Fielding who has been appointed to share that office. lege of Aeronautics), Dr H. R. Ricardo, Mr P. A. ing and inexpensive book. Mr. A. H. Langford, who has been associated with Sheppard, Professor G. Temple, and representa­ the Company for 35 years—16 years as Works tives of the Ministry of Supply, the Ministry of Manager and 3 years as General Manager—and Machining Monel, Nickel and Inconel. Henry Civil Aviation, the National Physical Laboratory Mr R. V. Rowles—who has been connected with the Wiggin and Co. Ltd., Grosvenor House, Park Lane, and the three Airways Corporations. subsidiary, Fielding & Platt Ltd., for 30 years, 11 years London, W.1. as a Director—have both been elected Directors of This booklet gives the latest information on the Airspeed Ltd. Heenan & Froude Ltd. important subject of machining corrosion-resist­ Mr H. A. Taylor has been appointed to the ing nickel alloys and covers the work in a most staff of Airspeed Ltd. as the executive in charge Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd. comprehensive manner, being amply illustrated of all public relations matters. He will be stationed with diagrams of cutting tool forms. Mr T. C. Miles and Mr Hedley Lloyd have at Christchurch, Hants. been appointed directors of Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd., Ponds Steel Works, Sheffield. Aluminium Wire and Cable Co. Ltd. Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd., who specialize in H.F. VIBR0PH0RES The Aluminium Wire and Cable Company tool steels, steel wire and engineers' small {Concluded from previous page) Limited, which was formed recently by The tools, are one of the oldest established Sheffield British Aluminium Company Limited., Hawker the machine by taking a running-out diagram firms, and both of the new directors have been Siddeley Aircraft Company Limited and Tube with a material only very slightly stressed and with the company for over forty years. Investments Limited has purchased premises at having practically no damping. Due to the special Mr Miles has acted as general manager, and Port Tennant, Swansea, from the Ministry of construction of the Vibrophore, the loss by Mr Lloyd as head of the export department, in Supply and entered into occupation as from natural hysteresis is exceptionally small, con­ which capacities they will continue to serve the May 1, 1947. sequently materials of relatively small damping firm. Modifications to buildings and the installation capacity can be tested equally well. The natural of plant will be carried out as soon as possible, damping of the testing machine is 8 < 5 x 10~3. Simmonds Aerocessories Ltd. and it is anticipated that some production will As a rule the specimens are provided with start towards the end of the year. Electric and General Industrial Trusts Ltd. has threaded ends. Whenever this is not possible, for acquired the whole of the capital in Simmonds The Company has offices, temporarily, at example when testing plain wires, sheets and flat Aerocessories Ltd. and Simmonds Products Ltd. Salisbury House, Circus Place, London Wall, specimens, as well as welded and riveted as­ During the war, Simmonds Aerocessories Ltd., London, E.C.2. semblies, the specimens are held in a special operated two factories, one on the Great West Road, gripping device. For compression tests on pris­ London, and a large Government factory on the Bearfoot and Bryett Ltd. Treforest estate, Cardiff. During the past year, plant matic specimens, compression plates are pro­ and personnel have been moved to the Treforest Messrs E. H. Jones (Machine Tools) Ltd., of vided, and a special arrangement for transverse factory, and the Head Office address is now Treforest, Edgware Road, The Hyde, London, N.W.9, test can be supplied. The arrangements for grip­ nr. Pontypridd, Glamorgan; the London Office is have been appointed sole agents for Dust Ex­ ping flat sections and wires, and for transverse still 2-3 Norfolk Street, Strand, W.C.2. tests, however do not form part of the standard traction Plant manufactured by Messrs Bearfoot Sir Oliver Simmonds has retained his interest in, equipment. and Bryett Ltd., Blackheath Works, S.E.10. Simmonds Development Corporation Ltd., with The manufacturers have had over 30 years' The machine can be connected to any single- offices and a factory in the London area. experience in Heating, Ventilating, Air Con­ phase AC system of the usual line voltages and The Directors of Electric and General Industrial ditioning and Purifying, and Dust Extraction Trusts Ltd., are Mr. C. W. Hayward, Chairman and frequencies. When ordering the characteristics Managing Director, and Mr. E. J. Fearn, M.Sc, installations. of the current available should be specified. A.F.R.Ae.S. Mr. Hayward is also Chairman of John The solid concrete opposing block on which Fowler & Co. (Leeds) Ltd., and of British Lead Mills The British Aluminium Co. Ltd. the machine is erected is supported by vibration Ltd., and a Director of many other companies. insulators which are furnished with the machine. The British Aluminium Co. Ltd., of Salisbury These insulators prevent the transmission of House, London Wall, E.C.2, and Messrs Alex­ A. C. Wickham Ltd. vibrations to the floor. The control cabinet is ander Brown & Co., announce that by mutual placed at the side of the Vibrophore directly on agreement the Scottish business of the British A. C. Wickman Limited, Coventry, announce the floor of the test room. Aluminium Company will be transacted through that they have been appointed Sole Agents in Additional facilities can be provided for tests their own Scottish Branch Office to be opened in England, the British Empire and Europe (exclud­ at elevated and at subnormal temperatures. Such Glasgow as from July 1. ing Russia) for 'Hufford' Hydraulic Stretch- devices do not form part of the standard equip­ Messrs Alexander Brown & Co., who have Forming Machines, designed and manufactured ment of the machine. acted as the selling agents of the British Alu­ by Hufford Machine Works Incorporated, California. The Amsler Vibrophores are marketed in this minium Company in Scotland for over 50 years, country by T. C. Howden and Co., 5-7 Fleet will be relinquishing the agency but will continue These machines are designed for the stretch- Street, Birmingham 3, who have recently supplied to act as Principal Stockists in Scotland for the forming of narrow, extruded or rolled sections several machines to the Bristol Aeroplane Co. products of the British Aluminium Company and mouldings, or narrow sheet metal strips such as are extensively used in aircraft. Ltd. which they have been handling in the past. June 1947 207 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

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TRADE REVIEWS Under this heading arc published from time to time brief reviews of a selection of the Trade Publications sent in to us The Flowline Conveyor System. Fisher and Ludlow Under this heading are published monthly news of recent professional appointments, Ltd., Gridway Division, Rolfe Street, Smethwick industrial developments and business changes, etc. 40, Staffs. This little booklet, which is excellently illus­ trated, outlines the Flowline conveyor assembly system, made from additive units, in a most clear Civil Aircraft Research Committee The Scottish Branch Office of the British Alu­ and instructive manner. All preliminary informa­ minium Company will be located at the same In a written reply to a question in the House of tion for the would-be user is provided. . address as Messrs Alexander Brown & Co., 113 Commons on June 5th, the terms of reference of West Regent Street, Glasgow, C.2. (Telephone the Civil Aircraft Research Committee of the British Industrial and Engineering Installations No.: Douglas 6528.) Mr Peter J. Ferguson has Aeronautical Research Council and its com­ (1946 Edition). Mitchell Engineering Group, 1 Bed­ been appointed Manager of the new Branch. position were stated to be: ford Square, London, W.C.1. [Price 25s. 0d.] After July 1 the British Aluminium Company (1) to consider the basic research problems Although this beautifully produced book des­ arising from the evolution and operation of civil will undertake customers' orders for bulk quan­ cribes only the products of MEG, its broad title aircraft, having regard, inter alia, to the probable tities whilst Messrs Alexander Brown & Co. will is fully justified by the installations described. The accept orders for execution from stock at their requirements of the operators; (2) to recommend book is in the nature of an illustrated catalogue of warehouse at 41 York Street, Glasgow, C.2. periodically to the Council programmes of re­ some of the work done by MEG, particularly in search; (3) to report to the Aeronautical Re­ The two companies wish to say that the new regard to large industrial projects. The various search Council. The names of the members are: arrangement is intended to give the best possible pieces of equipment are well illustrated by photo­ service to their customers and to all interested in Chairman: Professor A.A. Hall (Zaharoff Pro­ graphs and engineering drawings well chosen to the use of aluminium and Aluminium alloy fessor of Aviation, Imperial College). give prospective users the best possible idea of the products in Scotland. Members: Professor A. R. Collar (Sir George machinery. Where necessary there are sectional White Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, views, both in line and in colour half-tone. Bristol University), Dr T. E. Easterfield, Pro­ Heenan & Froude Equipment described ranges from large instal­ fessor S. Goldstein (Chairman, Aeronautical It is announced that owing to ill-health, and acting lations, such as steam generators, pulverizers, Research Council), Major F. M. Green, Sir under medical advice, Mr W. M. Ratcliffe has re­ filters and water cooling towers, to conveyors and Melvill Jones (Mond Professor of Aeronautical linquished his position as Managing Director of transporters and cranes—the whole list being far Engineering, Cambridge University), Professor Heenan & Froude Ltd. He will continue to serve the too numerous to enumerate here. For anyone R. L. Lickley (Professor of Aircraft Design, Col­ Company as Joint Managing Director with Mr F. J. interested in plant installation this is a fascinat­ Fielding who has been appointed to share that office. lege of Aeronautics), Dr H. R. Ricardo, Mr P. A. ing and inexpensive book. Mr. A. H. Langford, who has been associated with Sheppard, Professor G. Temple, and representa­ the Company for 35 years—16 years as Works tives of the Ministry of Supply, the Ministry of Manager and 3 years as General Manager—and Machining Monel, Nickel and Inconel. Henry Civil Aviation, the National Physical Laboratory Mr R. V. Rowles—who has been connected with the Wiggin and Co. Ltd., Grosvenor House, Park Lane, and the three Airways Corporations. subsidiary, Fielding & Platt Ltd., for 30 years, 11 years London, W.1. as a Director—have both been elected Directors of This booklet gives the latest information on the Airspeed Ltd. Heenan & Froude Ltd. important subject of machining corrosion-resist­ Mr H. A. Taylor has been appointed to the ing nickel alloys and covers the work in a most staff of Airspeed Ltd. as the executive in charge Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd. comprehensive manner, being amply illustrated of all public relations matters. He will be stationed with diagrams of cutting tool forms. Mr T. C. Miles and Mr Hedley Lloyd have at Christchurch, Hants. been appointed directors of Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd., Ponds Steel Works, Sheffield. Aluminium Wire and Cable Co. Ltd. Marsh Brothers & Co. Ltd., who specialize in H.F. VIBR0PH0RES The Aluminium Wire and Cable Company tool steels, steel wire and engineers' small {Concluded from previous page) Limited, which was formed recently by The tools, are one of the oldest established Sheffield British Aluminium Company Limited., Hawker the machine by taking a running-out diagram firms, and both of the new directors have been Siddeley Aircraft Company Limited and Tube with a material only very slightly stressed and with the company for over forty years. Investments Limited has purchased premises at having practically no damping. Due to the special Mr Miles has acted as general manager, and Port Tennant, Swansea, from the Ministry of construction of the Vibrophore, the loss by Mr Lloyd as head of the export department, in Supply and entered into occupation as from natural hysteresis is exceptionally small, con­ which capacities they will continue to serve the May 1, 1947. sequently materials of relatively small damping firm. Modifications to buildings and the installation capacity can be tested equally well. The natural of plant will be carried out as soon as possible, damping of the testing machine is 8 < 5 x 10~3. Simmonds Aerocessories Ltd. and it is anticipated that some production will As a rule the specimens are provided with start towards the end of the year. Electric and General Industrial Trusts Ltd. has threaded ends. Whenever this is not possible, for acquired the whole of the capital in Simmonds The Company has offices, temporarily, at example when testing plain wires, sheets and flat Aerocessories Ltd. and Simmonds Products Ltd. Salisbury House, Circus Place, London Wall, specimens, as well as welded and riveted as­ During the war, Simmonds Aerocessories Ltd., London, E.C.2. semblies, the specimens are held in a special operated two factories, one on the Great West Road, gripping device. For compression tests on pris­ London, and a large Government factory on the Bearfoot and Bryett Ltd. Treforest estate, Cardiff. During the past year, plant matic specimens, compression plates are pro­ and personnel have been moved to the Treforest Messrs E. H. Jones (Machine Tools) Ltd., of vided, and a special arrangement for transverse factory, and the Head Office address is now Treforest, Edgware Road, The Hyde, London, N.W.9, test can be supplied. The arrangements for grip­ nr. Pontypridd, Glamorgan; the London Office is have been appointed sole agents for Dust Ex­ ping flat sections and wires, and for transverse still 2-3 Norfolk Street, Strand, W.C.2. tests, however do not form part of the standard traction Plant manufactured by Messrs Bearfoot Sir Oliver Simmonds has retained his interest in, equipment. and Bryett Ltd., Blackheath Works, S.E.10. Simmonds Development Corporation Ltd., with The manufacturers have had over 30 years' The machine can be connected to any single- offices and a factory in the London area. experience in Heating, Ventilating, Air Con­ phase AC system of the usual line voltages and The Directors of Electric and General Industrial ditioning and Purifying, and Dust Extraction Trusts Ltd., are Mr. C. W. Hayward, Chairman and frequencies. When ordering the characteristics Managing Director, and Mr. E. J. Fearn, M.Sc, installations. of the current available should be specified. A.F.R.Ae.S. Mr. Hayward is also Chairman of John The solid concrete opposing block on which Fowler & Co. (Leeds) Ltd., and of British Lead Mills The British Aluminium Co. Ltd. the machine is erected is supported by vibration Ltd., and a Director of many other companies. insulators which are furnished with the machine. The British Aluminium Co. Ltd., of Salisbury These insulators prevent the transmission of House, London Wall, E.C.2, and Messrs Alex­ A. C. Wickham Ltd. vibrations to the floor. The control cabinet is ander Brown & Co., announce that by mutual placed at the side of the Vibrophore directly on agreement the Scottish business of the British A. C. Wickman Limited, Coventry, announce the floor of the test room. Aluminium Company will be transacted through that they have been appointed Sole Agents in Additional facilities can be provided for tests their own Scottish Branch Office to be opened in England, the British Empire and Europe (exclud­ at elevated and at subnormal temperatures. Such Glasgow as from July 1. ing Russia) for 'Hufford' Hydraulic Stretch- devices do not form part of the standard equip­ Messrs Alexander Brown & Co., who have Forming Machines, designed and manufactured ment of the machine. acted as the selling agents of the British Alu­ by Hufford Machine Works Incorporated, California. The Amsler Vibrophores are marketed in this minium Company in Scotland for over 50 years, country by T. C. Howden and Co., 5-7 Fleet will be relinquishing the agency but will continue These machines are designed for the stretch- Street, Birmingham 3, who have recently supplied to act as Principal Stockists in Scotland for the forming of narrow, extruded or rolled sections several machines to the Bristol Aeroplane Co. products of the British Aluminium Company and mouldings, or narrow sheet metal strips such as are extensively used in aircraft. Ltd. which they have been handling in the past. June 1947 207

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