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Solus Electronic Tubes

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of 15/18 Clipstone St, London, W.l. Works at Bushey Heath. Maker of X-ray and vacuum tubes.

1945 Company incorporated, a subsidiary of Solus Electrical[1]

1949 Became a subsidiary of Murphy Radio Ltd

1961 Supplied first high power X-ray tubes for crystallography experiments on proteins at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. Continued to supply equipment for non-destructive testing to customers at home and abroad and also offered inspection services worldwide[2]

1963 Company voluntarily wound up[3], the activities being carried on by other parts of the Rank Organisation


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Aug 09, 1950
  2. The Times, May 29, 1961
  3. The London Gazette 28 June 1963