Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,685 pages of information and 235,430 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Taite, Howard and Co

From Graces Guide
June 1898.
August 1899.
1899. "Boyer" Hammer at work.

of 63 Queen Victoria Street, London

Compressed air supply for tools

John Charles Taite became interested in pneumatic tools.

1899 The "Boyer" was a very favourable tool in the United States where its value had been recognised for several years past. The development of the piciple embodied in caulking and chipping hammers resulted in the production by Messrs. Taite, Howard and Co of Pneumatic Riveting Hammers, by means of which riveting is done without the assistance of the usual gap frame.[1]

Presumably succeeded by New Taite-Howard Pneumatic Tool Co


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