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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Fabric testing. Henley in Oxfordshire.

    M/S Mr Lenz, seated at desk writing a report on test on pair of socks. C/U report, pan round on test on pair of socks. C/U report, pan round to face of Lenz. M/S man cutting dress for testing. C/U man operating fadeometer, which tests for fastness of colour to light. C/U fadeometer. Operator opens it and puts in sample. M/S operator closes door and walks away. M/S man operating shrinking test. C/U sample for testing goes into jar. C/U Jars revolving in hot water to reproduce washing conditions. M/S man operating precision ware test meter. C/U operator.

    C/U from operator of machine. C/U machine working. C/U man operating test for resistance to bursting. C/U machine. C/U meter. M/S precision-ware test machine and operator walks away. C/U sample of cloth. M/S machine for testing resistance to tearing. C/U two clamps holding piece of cloth pan up to meter. C/U cloth being stretched. C/U meter. C/U graph. C/U lever. C/U piece of cloth. C/U of piece of cloth being put into a trench testing machine. C/U cloth being fitted. C/U cloth being stretched. C/U cloth tears. Cloth is removed and held up for inspection.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:55:00 / 01:38:04:00
    UN 2021 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2021 B
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    Inventions 1940s Women Garment Workers
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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