• Short Summary

    Tinplating process seen in stages in new BHP plant in Port Kembla, Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Port Kembla. New £7,700,000 Tinplate Plant in Production"

    Port Kembla, Australia

    LS View looking across BHP Steel works industrial plant at Port Kembla to the new tinplate works. Various shots inside the electrolyte tinplate factory. MS Furnaces. High shot, the tinplate presses. MS Roll of steel playing out. MS Man at controls. CU Steel strip being "pickled" in sulphuric acid then going through a three-deck plating structure. High shot, tin strip being coated and is then run through an electrolyte reclaiming tank. MS Tin strip being rolled into huge coils for can makers. CU Looking at man through centre of tin coil. LS and CU Women quality checking tin plates on factory floor.

    Note: Date on original record: 17/04/1962. Australian commentary. Alternative spellings: Port Kemble / Port Kembla.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3038.08
    Media URN:
    86524
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:43:00 / 01:35:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 3607 B

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