• Short Summary

    A machine which "primes" doors -- that is to say, puts the preparatory coat of paint on the wood -- has just been perfected in Holland after seven years' experimental work.

  • Description


    REEL 1.


    1.
    shots of priming by hand


    2.
    doors being smoothed by the machine



    REEL 2.


    3.
    various shots of the machine


    4.
    a door being fed into the machine


    5.
    a close-up of this operation


    6.
    a door before machining


    7.
    close-up of the door before machining


    8.
    close-up of knife-blade which removes surplus priming


    9.
    a door moving under the knife-blade


    10.
    a close-up of this operation


    11.
    an over-all view of the operation


    12.
    the operation seen from above


    13.
    the inventor "mirrored" in the smooth surface of a machined door.


    14.
    pan of 13


    15.
    a close-up of the inventor, Mr. G. Manders


    16.
    an over-all view of the operation


    17.
    lorry driving away with "primed" doors




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A machine which "primes" doors -- that is to say, puts the preparatory coat of paint on the wood -- has just been perfected in Holland after seven years' experimental work. Hitherto, this work has been done by hand and even a good workman could prime no more than 15 doors daily: the machine, however, primes a door in seven seconds. A Visnews staff cameraman was present when the machine was demonstrated for the first time in public on 27th November:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FBBWNZ8VR88E9SEFJ7ZTYVAM
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FBBWNZ8VR88E9SEFJ7ZTYVAM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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