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1957 British Industries Fair: Companies D

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Note: This is a sub-section of the 1957 British Industries Fair

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  • Daniels, T. H. & J., Ltd. Stand D,214 Stroud, Gloucestershire. Teleph. Stroud 661-664. Tel. Add.: " Daniels, Stroud."-Daniels Latymer Vacuum Forming Machines, suitable for either or both Straight and Drape Forming, from Material in Sheet or Roll Form. Capacities from 22" x 24" to 36" x 66".
  • Dargue Brothers, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 626) Stand D,132 New Simplon Works, South Parade, Halifax. Yorks. Teleph. Halifax. 3218/9. Tel. Add.: " Simplon, Halifax."-Simplon Space Saving Modular-line Drawing Office Furniture Units, Drafting Machines and Stands, " 3 D " Hydraulic Drafting Stands, Adjustable Set Squares, Slide Rules, Scale Rules, Miniature Drafting Machine. See special notice, page 327
  • Darlington Insulation Co., Ltd., The (Tel.: Fair 224) Stand D,541 and 438 38, Great North Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Teleph.: Newcastle 23666. Tel. Add.: " Dicol, Newcastle."-Examples of Heat Insulation as applied on large Industrial Plant, Atomic Power Stations, orthodox Power Stations, Oil Refineries and Ships. Sound Insulation, Sound Absorbers and Structural Insulation.
  • Dawson, McDonald and Dawson, Ltd. Stand C,713 Compton Works, Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Teleph. Ashbourne 113. Tel. Add.: " Ashbourne 113."-Oil Free Diaphragm Air Compressors for purposes where Uncontaminated Air is essential. Normal and special purpose Industrial Air Compressors. " DPF " Portable Painting Outfits. Dampening Guns for Laundries and Dry Cleaners. See special notice, page 286
  • Dearden, I. S. and Sons, Limited. Stand B,215 Dacre Works, Dacre Street, Sheffield, 2, Yorkshire. Teleph.: Sheffield 24491. Tel. Add. " Monogram, Sheffield."-Forged Stainless Steel Household and Dressmaking Scissors. Trade Scissors. Pinking Shears. Pocket Knives. Table Cutlery. " Lustrare " Easy Clean Spoons and Forks. EPNS Holloware. " Monogram " Canteens, including Revolutionary " Place Setting " Model.
  • Deloro Stellite, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 387) Stand D,402 Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, Warwickshire. Teleph.: Solihull 2254. Tel. Add.: "Stellite, Birmingham."-Stellite Alloy Toolbits, Tipped Tools, Milling Blades. Stellite Hardfacing Rods for Heat, Corrosion and Abrasion. Stellite Drills for Hardened Steel. Demonstrations of Stellite Hardfacing and Drilling with the Stellite Drill.
  • Delta Metal Co., Ltd., The. (Tel. Fair 136) Stand D,313 and 210 Delta Works, East Greenwich, London, S.E.10. Teleph.: Greenwich 0123. Tel. Add.: " Delta Green, London."-Original and Largest Manufacturers of Bronze, Brass, Copper, Zinc, Yellow Metal, White Metal, Extruded Rods, Sections, Forgings, Tubes, Wire, Sheet, etc., " Delta " High Grade Engineering Bronzes.
  • Delta Metal Co. Ltd., The. (Tel.: Fair 136) Stand D,313 and 210 Dartmouth Street, Birmingham, 7. Teleph.: Aston Cross 1971. Tel. Add.: " Extrusion, Birmingham."-Extruded Rods; Sections, etc. In Brass, Manganese Bronze, Yellow Metal, Copper; " Delta " High Speed Turning Rods, " Delta " Stamping Rods. Over 65 years world wide reputation.
  • Denfords Engineering Co., Ltd. Stand D,720 Boxtrees Mill, Wheatley, Halifax. Teleph.: Halifax 66262.-Tools. Engineers' Small, " Boxford " 4f" Screw Cutting Lathe. Boxford 43" Centre Lathe. Lathe Tools and Accessories.
  • Denison, Saml. and Son, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 712) Stand D,517 Hunslet Foundry, Leeds, 10. Teleph.: Leeds 75488. 'Tel. Add.: " Weigh, Leeds, 10."-Self Indicating Universal Testing Machines, 5 tons, 20 tons and 50 tons Compression. Testing Machines, Suspended Weighers for Crane Hooks, " Blake-Denison " Automatic Totalizing Weigher and Recorder, applied to a Belt Conveyor.
  • Derby for Industry. (Tel. Fair 329) Stand A,327 and 226 The Council House, Derby. Teleph.: Derby 42477.—Products of Derby Industries—Air Heaters, Aero Engines, Paints, Pressure Cookers, Printing, Precision Castings, Antique Reproduction Furniture, Electrical Equipment, Metal Alloys, Tapes, Trimmings, etc. Industrial Estates—Photographic Display, etc.
  • Derbyshire Stone Sales, Limited. Stand D,116 Bank House, The Bridge, Matlock, Derbyshire. Teleph.: Matlock 741. Tel. Add.: " Derbystone."—Limestone Products for Metallurgical, Chemical, Industrial and Constructional purposes. Fine Mineral Fillers for Paint, Ceramic, Rubber, Asphalt, Linoleum, Plastic and other Industries. Coloured Granules. Fluorspar. Water Repellent Powders. Whiting. Flint.
  • Desmo, Ltd. (Tel. Fair 162) Stand A,339 and 238 Pensnett, Brierley Hill, Staffs. Teleph.: Kingswinford 481/3. Tel. Add.: " Desmo, Brierley Hill."—Motor and Commercial Vehicle Accessory Manufacturers, including Mascots, Licence Holders, Foot Pumps. Municipal and Government Contractors. Hardware and Garden Furniture Manufacturers, including Restawile and Restateze Chairs, Restabairn Baby Chair, etc.
  • Desoutter Brothers, Limited. Stand C,413 and 312 The Hyde, London, N.\V.9. Teleph. COLindale 6348-7-8-9. Tel. Add.: " Despnuco, Hyde, London."—Portable Pneumatic and Electric Straight Drills, Corner Drills, Screwdrivers and Nutrunners, Spanners, Rivet Millers, Bolt Millers, Shears, Nibblers, Tappers, Multiple Torque Units, Grinders and Range of Desoutter Standardised Die Sets.
  • Diamond Screw and Cotter Co., Limited, The. Stand D,515 and 414 Cherrywood Road, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, 9. Teleph. Victoria 2748 (3 lines). Tel. Add.: " Concentric, Phone Birmingham, 9."— Engineering Components for the Aircraft, Motor, and Allied Trades, Specialists in Taper Pins, Tapered Levers, Centreless Grinding, Thread Rolling, Instrument Pivots, Studding, and Close Limit Parts in all Metals. See special notice, on back of plan inset.
  • "Directorio de Industrias Britanicas." Stand A,427 Bouverie House, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph. Fleet Street 3212. Tel. Add.: " Benbrolish, Fleet, London."—(Benn Brothers, Ltd., Publishers). The only Directory of British Industries and Trades published annually in Spanish for circulation throughout Central and South America. Price 30/-.
  • "Directory of British Exporters, The." Stand A,427 Bouverie House, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Fleet Street 3212. Tel. Add.: " Benbrolish, Fleet, London."— (Benn Brothers, Ltd., Publishers.) A comprehensive reference book to British Manufacturers, Export Merchants and Shippers. Price 35/-.
  • District Bank, Ltd. (Tel. Fair 531) Stand B,721 Head Office and Foreign Department: Spring Gardens, Manchester, 2. Teleph.: DEAnsgate 4300. Tel. Add.: " Forinex, Manchester." London City Office and Foreign Department: 75, Cornhill, E.C.3. Teleph.: AVEnue 5477. Tel. Add.: " Manforex, Stock, London." Birmingham Office: 23, Bennett's Hill. Teleph.: Midland 2425/6.-Exhibitors and Visitors are invited to use the facilities we are providing at the Fair. Our representatives will be pleased to advise on Exchange Regulations and other aspects of Overseas Trade.
  • Docker Brothers. (Tel.: Fair 229) Stand B,625 Rotton Park Street, Ladywood, Birmingham, 16. Teleph.: Edgbaston 4111. Tel. Add.: " Edgbaston 4111."-Applied Specimens of Paints, Cellulose, and Specialised Surface Coatings for all purposes, including Decorating, Aircraft, Cars, Railway Carriages, Agricultural Machinery for Home and Export. " Fillex" Filler for Plaster, Wood, Tiles.
  • Docks (British Transport). Stand C,401 The British Transport Commission, 22, Dorset Square, London, N.W.1. Teleph. Paddington 1831.-British Transport have provided a Bureau for assistance of those requiring Information on any of the Rail, Road or Docks Services under the control of The British Transport Commission.
  • Dohm, Limited. (Tel. Fair 529) Stand C,613 and 512 One of the DOHM Group of Companies. 167, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Teleph. VICtoria 1414. Tel. Add.: " Dohms, London."--Pulverising, Mixing, Grading of all Raw Materials. Producers of Vermiculite Boiler and Pipe Insulation, Ceramics, Refractories, Floor Coatings, Precoated Resin Shell Moulding Sands, Graphite, Metal Powders, Polythene Piping, Polythene Sheeting, Layflat Tubing and Bags, Thermo-Plastics, Iron and Steel Exporters, Plastic Injection Moulding Machines.
  • Dohm Signs, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 529) Stand C,613 and 512 One of the DOHM Group of Companies. 27/31, Upper Ground, Blackfriars Bridge, London, S.E.1. Teleph.: WATerloo 4565.-Advertising Aids, Outdoor Signs and Display Panels in Metal, Glass Plastic, Processed throughout at our Works. Well designed products with sales appeal.
  • Dominion Machinery Co., Ltd. Stand B,407 Hipperholme, Near Halifax. Teleph.: Halifax 69258-9. Tel. Add.: " Dominion, Halifax."-Combination Woodworkers-Saw Benches, Mortising Machines, Surface and Thicknessing Machines, Tenoning Machines, Band Saws, Spindle Moulders, etc.
  • Donovan Electrical Co., Limited, The. (Tel. Fair 640) Stand C,722 70/82, Granville Street, Birmingham, 1. Teleph. MIDland 5683. Tel. Add.: " Donovan, Birmingham, 1."-Industrial Electric Motor Starters, Controllers, Relays, Contactors, Control Accessories and Switch and Fuse Gear.
  • Drew, Clark and Co., Ltd. Stand B,413 and 318 "Diamond" Patent Ladder Works, Leyton, London, E.10. Teleph.: LEYtonstone 2246/8. Tel. Add. " Druanklark, London, E.10."- " Diamond " Patent Extension Ladders in Two and Three Sections, Folding Platform Steps, Builders' Steps and Trestles, " Rap-Rig " Patent Sectional Scaffolding for Interior Decoration. Ladders and Steps for all purposes.
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Aviation Division). Stand D,623 and 522 (Tel. Fair 501 and 275) St. George's Road, Coventry. Teleph.: Coventry 64171.-Flexible Pipes for High, Medium and Low Pressure Hydraulic or Pneumatic Services and Fuel and Oil Systems; also Pipe Clips.
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Belting Division). Stand D,623 and 522 (Tel.: Fair 501 and 275) Speke, Liverpool, 19. Teleph.: Hunts Cross 1850.-Conveyor Belting, Plastic and Rubber, including White Food and New Range of Heat Resistant Belts. Synthetic or Cotton Ply Reinforcement Synthetic Cord, Vee Ropes having increased strength. Flat Transmission Belting.
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Compositions Division). Stand D,623 and 522 (Tel.: Fair 501 and 275) Fort Dunlop, Erdington, Birmingham, 24. Teleph.: Birmingham Erdington 2121.-Manufacturers of Industrial and Building Adhesives, Latex Compounds and Reclaim Dispersions for use in the Carpet, Textile and Dippinc, Industries, and Polimul Polyvinyl Acetate Emulsions for Paint and Adhesive manufacture.
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Engineering Components Division). (Tel.: Fair 501 and 275) Stand D,623 and 522 Fort Dunlop, Erdington, Birmingham, 24. Teleph.: Birmingham Erdington 2121.-Precision Rubber Components for Engineering and Industrial applications, including Flexible Transmission Couplings, Anti-vibration Mountings and Rubber Bonded to Metal Components. Products in " Du- thane " a new Synthetic material, will be featured.
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. Stand D,623 and 522 (General Rubber Goods Division). (Tel.: Fair 501 and 275) Cambridge Street, Manchester, 1. Teleph.: Manchester Central 2131. Tel. Add.: " Rubber, Manchester."-Industrial applications of Fortiflex Rubber Resin Containers will be featured in demonstrations. Included amongst other exhibits are Rubber covered Rollers, Mechanical Rubbers, Silicone Rubber, and Chemical Plant Linings.
  • Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Hose Division). Stand D.623 and 522 (Tel. Fair 501 and 275) Earlsway, Team Valley, Gateshead, 11. Teleph.: Low Fell 77877.- Manufacturers of all types of Industrial and Domestic Hoses.
  • Dustraction, Ltd. Stand D,619 and 518 94, Regent Road, Leicester. Teleph.: Leicester, Granby 2681. Tel. Add. " Leicester, Granby 2681."-Dust Extraction Equipment.

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