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Carter Gears

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Veloscope Governor. Carter's patent.
Veloscope Governor. Carter's patent. Prickwillow Engine Museum.
1951. Variable speed motor units.
November 1953.
1954 Patent.
1955 Patent.
1960. Hydraulic variable speed gears.

Carter Gears Ltd. of Thornbury Road, Bradford.

1945 Formed by Maurice Carter and Sir Arthur Croft to produce the Carter hydraulic variable speed gear.

1954 December 31st. Acquired by Crofts (Engineers).[1]

1955 Maurice Carter was MD until 1955 and then Technical Director until 1963.

By 1969 they were part of the Renold Group.

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 06 May 1955