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Constructional Engineering Co

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of Titan Works, Birmingham.

1911 Company formed by W. H. Wood and D. H. Wood

1922 Products included: Cupolas, foundry ladles, charging platforms, shaking barrels, air receivers, runways moulding boxes, sand blast plant, foundry requisites

1922 Supplied a cupola, ladles, and other equipment for the iron and brass foundry built at the Grytviken whaling station on the island of South Georgia[1]

1926 July. Orders received from Falkirk Iron Co, Excelsior Foundry Co, Newton, Chambers and Co and Brown and Green.

1926 November. Introduced a new material "Titanite", a new patternmaking material in the form of a kind of stone powder which when mixed in the right proportions with the proper liquid, could be poured into a mould, and after allowing from four to six hours for setting, will give a pattern plate which in appearance strongly resembled marble, but with a surface that could be readily finished by means of a file or sandpaper.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'The Foundry' March 15, 1922, p.243
  2. The Engineer 1926/11/12