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Metalectric Furnaces

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September 1937.

of Cornwall Road, Smethwick, Birmingham. Telephone: SMEthwick 0275. Telegraphic Address: "Metalect, Birmingham"

1937 British Industries Fair Advert as part of Incandescent Furnace Group. Specialists in Electric Furnaces for Melting and all Classes of Heat Treatment, including hardening, tempering, bright annealing, etc. Industrial Temperature Indicating, Controlling and Recording Instruments. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand Nos. D.327 and D.226)

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1964 Part of the Wellman, Smith, Owen Engineering Corporation. Agreement with Inductotherm of USA to manufacture range of induction melting equipment[1]

1970 Wellman sold its Metalectric Division to Inductotherm of USA, its licensor[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 28 September 1964
  2. The Times, 11 September 1970