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See also W. H. Willcox and Co
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With the growing importance of lubricating and fuel oils, etc., the question of transport naturally arises and it is in this connection that one of this firm's most important products plays a prominent part.
The "Jones-Willcox" Patent Wire-hound (Non- rubber) Hose is now the accepted standard hose for the conveyance of lubricating and fuel oils. petrol spirit, etc., and is used by most of the largest importing and distributing Companies throughout the Empire and abroad for road and rail tank wagons, oil tank steamers, etc., as well as for general purposes in and about petrol and oil storages, etc. Constructed in an extensive Factory devoted exclusively to the manufacture of this Ho., from specially prepared canvas and bound internally and external., Jones-Willcox Patent Wire-hound Hose contains no rubber whatever in its composition and consequently conditions which rapidly destroy ordinary' rubber hose have no effect upon this Patent Ho., in fact when used for conveying oil and similar liquids it actually improves with use.