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Franco Tosi

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1912. 1000 HP diesel engine

Franco Tosi Meccanica of Legnano, Italy

Exhibited a 3 MW turbine-alternator at the 1910 Brussels Exhibition[1]

1918 Description and illustrations in 'Engineering' of three steam turbines made by Franco Tosi for a geothermal power station at Larderello, Italy.[2]

Several examples of the company's early products, including stationary steam engines, are displayed at Milan Museum of Science and Technology.

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Sources of Information

  1. ZVDI 18 June 1910
  2. Engineering, 27 Sept 1918