rivet boring machine

Maker
Loudon Brothers
Description
Huge machine with a guillotine at one end and a borer at the other, drive gear and exhaust pipe in the middle. Painted an orangey brown colour by the museum. "Loudon Brothers, Machine Tool Makers, Glasgow".
Used by Cochrane Brothers, Bo'ness, to bore rivet holes into sheet metal plates for ship repairs.
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Signature & date
moulding:side:"Loudon Brothers, Machine Tool Makers, Glasgow"
Associated person
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 3m 17cm (L 10' 4 13/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 2m 57cm (H 8' 5 3/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 87cm (W 2' 10 1/4")
Accession number
1980-018-001

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