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S. N. Brayshaw

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Brayshaw heat treatment furnace (from 1906 Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co brochure)

Mechanical engineer of 2 Mulberry Street, Hulme, Manchester.

See Shipley N. Brayshaw

1897 Company established.

1904 Brief write-up in 'Machinery' on the firm's recent developments in heat treatment of cutting tools[1]

1914 Engineer. Specialities: milling cutters, furnaces for hardening steel and other purposes, light mechanism, manufacturer of reamers, drifts, mandrels, patent circular chasing tools, thrust washers and rollers for motor cars, British adding machines, cash tills, patent salt-bath hardening furnaces, patent twin-chambered furnaces for hardening high-speed steel. Employees 100. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Machinery, Feb 1904, p.307
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book