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Lancaster steam traps and pistons of Pendleton, Salford, Manchester, 6. Telegraphic Address: "Pistons, Manchester". (1937)
Maker of stationary engines. 
1894 Handbook on their Steam Traps. 
1899 Advert for steam traps, pistons and metallic packing. 
1905 Advert for the 'Lancaster' piston plus metallic packings, steam traps and steam separators. 
1911 Catalogue on steam traps, steam dryers, pistons, piston rings, metallic packing etc. 
1913 Advert for steam traps, pistons and metallic packing. 
1917 Advert for steam traps, metallic packing and piston rings. 
1919 Advert for steam traps, metallic packing and piston rings. 
1924 Patent - Improvements in means for operating the valve or valves of a hydraulic press.
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Various types of Steam Traps, Steam Dryers, Piston Rings, Piston Rod Packings, Moulded Gearing, Colliery Throttle Valves, Reducing Valves. (Stand No. D.228) 
1940 Advert for steam traps. 
1944 Patent - Improvements in steam traps.
1945 Advert for steam traps and piston rings.