• Short Summary

    New fire resistant materials are tested at Greenford in Middlesex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Greenford.

    Testing fire resistant metal. Middlesex.

    M/S of thermite burning through ordinary metal, M/S of the holes left by it. M/S of the thermite on new heat and shock resistant steel panel, M/S showing the panel is hardly affected after the chemical has burnt out. Various men stand around and look at it. M/S of flame from oil furnace on another panel. Various shots as roofing tiles made from ordinary material and the new material are bombed, it doesn't leave any impression in the new material.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    975.34
    Media URN:
    17810
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:46:00 / 01:41:26:00
    Canister:
    38/61

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