press; cold

Production date
Circa 1930
Large steel framed cold press for making flush panel doors, painted cream. There are three large screw threaded clamps placed vertically in the girder frame.
This manually operated press was used in the joinery workshop of Thomson and Balfour, Bo'ness, in the manufacture of flush panel doors. Up to twenty doors could be held tightly in the press, while glue in each door dried overnight. Latterly it was used by Webster and Sons, Bathgate.
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Production date
Circa 1930
Production place
Signature & date
stamping:label:"White/ RE-CONDITIONED JUNE 1949/ ----/ PAISLEY/ REFERENCE NO 4573N"
stencil:side:"DORMAN LONG & Co LD (7') M BRO"
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Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 2m 50cm (L 8' 2 7/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 1m 40cm (W 4' 7 1/8")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 2m 20cm (H 7' 2 5/8")
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