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Smith-Clayton Forge

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of Tower Works, Lincoln. Telephone: Lincoln 1251. Telegraphic Address: "Clayton Forge, Lincoln"

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Drop Forgings of every description for aircraft, automobile and general engineering requirements. Crankshafts as stampings or fully machined, for petrol, oil and gas engines of all types for any purpose. (Stand D.518) [1]

1937 Manufacturers of drop forgings. [2]

1943 Patent - New or improved means for twisting crank shafts.

1955 Patent - An improved bar or rod stock feeding device primarily for a cropping or shearing machine.

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Drop forgings. [3]

1966 Became a GKN subsidiary.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair p415
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. 1963 Motor Show