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1920. Name plate.
Dec 1921.
November 1926.
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1928. Sykes double helical gear generating machine.
1931. Rapidan Gear Generating Machine.
1937.
October 1937.
March 1939.
1951. Advert for helical gears.
February 1959.
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of West Drayton, Middlesex.

1903 Private company.

1913 Advert. Flexible couplings and double helical gears.

1913 Manufactured helical gears for use with marine propulsion turbines for Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co[1].

1914 of West Drayton, Middlesex.[2]

1917 Advert. Flexible couplings and double helical gears.

1919 Advert. Flexible couplings and double helical gears.

1920 Published list no 13 illustrating double helical and other gears, the Sykes gear-cutting machine, flexible couplings and the Mitchell thrust block.

1927 Advert for gearing.

1937 General Engineers and Gears Specialists. "Chevroc" Pumps. "McLeod" Thread Milling Machines. "P.P.Gears" [3]

1941 Company made public.

1961 General engineers, engaged as gear specialists and machine tool makers [4]

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Sources of Information

  • Mechanical World Year Book 1913. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p50
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p77 & p118
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p103 & p158
  • The Engineer of 2nd Jan 1920 p26
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p118