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Ridley and Co (of Newcastle)

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Messrs. Ridley and Co., of Swalwell Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne

1883 Exhibited a case of tool steel made at their Swalwell Works, a number of castings of various descriptions, including an ordinary tub wheel. Another wheel exhibited a close sound surface, quite free from the blow-holes and other defects which unfortunately often find their way into steel castings.[1]

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  1. The Engineer 1883/07/20