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Sangamo Weston

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December 1951. Weston E772.
September 1953. Weston E772.
1955. Weston Master II.
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February 1962.

Sangamo Weston of Enfield, Middlesex

By 1937 British Sangamo Co had become Sangamo Weston - activities were expanded by acquisition of companies manufacturing electrical instruments and control systems. Supplied a range of electrical Weston aircraft thermometers, which have the advantage of requiring only a flexible wire connection between the instrument and the point at which the temperature is to be measured. Two types supplied - a thermocouple type for use with aeroengines and a resistance bulb type for measuring lower temperatures. A thermometer selector switch especially designed for use with either type was also available to connect several thermometers to a single indicator.

1938 Improvements in or relating to electrical measuring instruments.

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1974 Installed the first automatic diecasting machine by Soag Machinery.[1]

1974 Introduced a high-speed, three dimensional, automatic gauging system and produce a printed record.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1974/04/04
  2. The Engineer 1974/05/16