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Automobile Engineer: 1962/03

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March 1962. Front cover.
March 1962. Index to contents.

Note: This is a sub-section of the Automobile Engineer


  • Editorial. Reorganization for Efficiency. 83
  • C.A.V. Research and Engineering Headquarters. A functionally designed new building well equipped with facilities for research and development work on electrical and diesel engine equipment. 84
  • Exhaust Valve Steels. Developments culminating in the evolution of 2l-4N steel, with particular reference to experience at Low Moor Alloy Steelworks Ltd. 93
  • Pitt 35 Ton Low-loader. An unusually large, special-purpose semi-trailer embodying a progressive-rate rubber suspension system of ingenious design. 98
  • Wax-element Thermostats. Among the advantages of the Western-Thomson type are insensitivity to normal pressure variations, reliability and long life. 100
  • Stud Welding. Kerry-Omark capacitance discharge process does not require flux, ferrules or inert gas. 104
  • Automatically Brightening and Anodizing Aluminium. New plant installed by the London Aluminium Company 106 Ltd, for treating decorative ware on a continuous process basis. 106
  • Books. Brief comments on recent publications pertinent to automobile engineering. 111
  • New Plant and Tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment. 112
  • Machining Laygear Forgings. Automatically operating linked line of five standard machine tools and two washing units built by Wickman Ltd. for the Austin plant. 115
  • Bumper Bar Polishing Line. Vauxhall one-piece, wrap-round bars are automatically polished on an Acme-Efco continuous line, after copper plating and before nickel and chromium plating. 118
  • Abrasive Belt Centreless Grinders. New Sundstrand Engelberg machines, in a range of four sizes, for precision grinding in wet or dry, single-pass or multi-pass operations. 121
  • Current Patents. Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications. 123

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