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Turbine Gears

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of Cheadle Heath, Stockport, Cheshire. Telephone: Gatley 3621 (9 lines). Telegraphic Address: "Reform, Stockport"

1912 Company established.

1918 Patent - Improvements in and connected with Toothed Gearing. [1]

1933 The company was liquidated. The Gear Works, Mottram Road, Hyde, and its contents were sold by public auction. Henry Simon purchased the remaining goodwill of the company and moved production to Cheadle Heath, Stockport.[2]

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Double Helical High Efficiency Gear Units; Gears with Straight or Single Helical Teeth. Complete Gear Trains; Worm Wheels and Bevels; Bevel Gear Cutting Machines; Worm Wheel Generators; Flexible Couplings. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.611) [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 20 May 1933
  3. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p655; and p426