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Adamson Water Main Clearing Co

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Engineers of Arcade Chamber, Wigan.

  • 1913 - Issued Catalogue giving description of a special machine for clearing the inner surfaces of water mains.It comprises a cutter attached to a shaft which is caused to revolve by means of a small petrol engine. The cutter passes through the pipe like a boring machine and removes all scale and deposits. [1]

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  1. Engineer 1913/03/07