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Tilghmans Patent Sand Blast Co

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May 1896.
Belt-Driven Two Stage Compressor. 1906.

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1906.

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1922. Sand-Blast Tumbling Barrel.
1921.
August 1946.
April 1947.
December 1947/April 1948.
May 1950.
April 1952.
June 1952.
August 1952.
2017. Sandblaster found at Dinorwic Quarry.
2017. Sandblaster found at Dinorwic Quarry.
2017. Sandblaster found at Dinorwic Quarry.
2017. Sandblaster found at Dinorwic Quarry.
2017. Sandblaster found at Dinorwic Quarry.

of Broadheath, Altrincham, near Manchester, and Sheffield, makers of air-compressing and sand-blast machinery.

of Bellefield Works, Fawcett Street, Sheffield. [1]

1872 Company established.

1874 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1894 Sand Blast Apparatus. Article in 'The Engineer'. [2]

1894 Antwerp Exhibition. Awarded Silver Medal for Machinery and Machine Tools. [3]

1896 Acquired the neighbouring Broadheath business of George Richards and Co; the 2 business continued to be operated separately but sharing a foundry.

1914 Manufacturers of Sand Blast Apparatus and Air Compressors. Employees 700 to 800. [4]

1937 Manufacturers of sand blast apparatus and air compressors. [5]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

c.1952 Renamed as Tilghman's Ltd

See also Tilghman Wheelabrator.

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