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1862 London Exhibition: Catalogue: Class VIII.: Bryan Corcoran and Co

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Malt Kiln

1829. CORCORAN, BRYAN, and CO., Mark Lane.

Specimens of metal cloth; model of malt kiln; silk flour-dressing machine, mill stones, etc.

BRYAN CORCORAN, and Co. are the original makers of paper-machine wires, which they now weave to the width of 9 ft. They manufacture every sort of wire work, deckle straps, felts, dandy rolls, moulds, and every description of driving bands. Established 1805.


Samples of wire-drawing in the various stages, from the bar of metal to the finest thread of wire.

3,000 yards of copper wire, (or nearly 14 miles) drawn out of an old penny-piece.

1,300 yards of brass wire, (nearly of a mile) weighing only 1 ounce.

1,000 yards of iron wire, (nearly a mile) weighing only 1 ounce.

Samples of woven wire, from 1 to 28,800 holes in a square inch.

Fine and strong samples of various sorts; samples of Swiss silk, etc.

The largest millstone is 5 ft. 8 inches diameter in one solid block: a very rare specimen.

Millstones of various sizes, of the finest quality ever produced, for grinding wheat.

Peak, granite, and Cologne stones, grindstones, plaster, etc. mill bills and chisels of finest cast- steel.

Mahogany stone staffs and iron provers, iron blocks with brass sheaves.

Wire for flour and smut machines.

Silk dressing machines, elevators, and worms. Separators for peas, wheat, etc.

Brushes of all sorts for machinery.

Corn measures of all description.

Sack chains, jiggers, punches, spanners, etc. Swiss dressing-silk.

Blackmore's bolting cloths.

The exhibitors are also erectors of malt kilns on improved principles, as shown in model; makers of woven-wire kiln plates of any dimensions; malt and corn screens; malt gauges; shovels; sieves, bushels, sack trucks, and chondrometers for ascertaining the weight of corn from sample.

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