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Schaffer and Budenberg

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Schäffer & Budenberg (Schaeffer and Budenberg) Makers of patent steam, vacuum and hydraulic gauges, of 1 Southgate, St Mary's Street, Manchester.

The British office and works of a company established originally in Germany by Bernhard Schaffer and Christian Friedrich Budenberg.

Parker's Steam Traps.

1872 Pressure gauges used on several boilers at the RASE[1]

1889 Acme steam trap [2]

The Whitworth Street premises are shown on Goad's Insurance Plans for Manchester (Map 49 dated 1893), comprising a building of five storeys plus basement, shared with a publishing company (in the basement), isolated from other buildings by the surrounding roads (Whitworth St., Commerce St., and Fairfield St.).

1908 Tachometer used in wind tunnels[3]

1909 Made the Graham twin counter for recording compressions and explosions in gas engines[4].

1911 Electrical Exhibition. Pressure and vacuum gauges. [5]

1914 Moved to Woodfield Road, Broadheath, Altrincham.

1918 Became the Budenberg Gauge Co. C. F. Budenburg who had been the manager of the business for the past twenty-nine years and managing director since the company was incorporated in 1902, has purchased all the issued shares.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1872/08/02
  2. The Engineer of 3rd May 1889 p379
  3. The Times, Dec 30, 1908
  4. The Times, Feb 03, 1909
  5. The Engineer of 13th October 1911 p390
  6. The Engineer 1918/04/05, p 306.