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  • Description

    Steel making.

    Letchworth, near London.

    L/S of steel scrap, M/S of man cutting wheel with red hot flame. M/S of a huge pot of molten metal, it is poured in a convertor and lumps of ferro-silicon are thrown in to raise temperature. Various shots of the conversion process, flame dies down and the conversion is complete. Various shots of flames and sparks flying about.

    Various shots as they make a railway wheel, sand in jolted and nails are put in to strengthen the mould. M/S as moulds are filled with white hot metal. M/S of a bar being bent under a machine to test for stress. Various shots pneumatic chisel cutting out wheel and swing grinders smoothing away irregularities.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41939
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1236.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:24:00 / 01:49:34:00
    Canister:
    NSP 57
    Sort Number:
    NSP 057
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Cinemagazines
    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Alice New Clips Steel Welwyn and Letchworth
  • Stills

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

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