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Samuel Platt

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1893.
1893. Tube-Fitting Screwing Machine.
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Exhibit at Armley Mill Museum.
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1951. Power transmissions.

Samuel Platt of King's Hill Foundry, Wednesbury.

Business founded by Samuel Platt

1876 Samuel's son Isiah started his apprenticeship with the firm.

1890 Bolt and Rivet Forging machine. Article and illustration in 'The Engineer' [1]

1940 Advert. Power transmission specialists

1945 Advert. Shafting, couplings, bearings, mountings, pulleys and gears

1959 Manufacturers of heavy machine tools and Ironfounders. Acquired by Harper Engineering and Electronics[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1890/05/09 p385
  2. The Times, Nov 26, 1959
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p198
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p236