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Founded in 1945, with Dowty Equipment to develop and produce synthetic rubber seals
Then in 1947, Dowty transferred to the old fodder store building at Ashchurch, Nr. Tewkesbury and then in the late 1960’s a new factory was constructed where production continued at pace.
Dowty Seals also had sites in Newtown and Milford Haven, South Wales and Malta.
At its peak, Dowty Seals manufactured over 8,000,000 seals, rubber and plastic mouldings each week for a wide range of industrial and aircraft applications.
Dowty Seals - Automotive Sealing
Dowty Seals – Automotive Sealing
Dowty Seals - Bonded Seals
Dowty Seals – Bonded Seals The full brochure may be viewed at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Seals - Chief Executive Awards for Excellence
Presentations of the Chief Executive Awards for Excellence Dowty Seals – PDR Business Unit Team
Dowty Seals - Klockner GmbH
Dowty Seals – Klockner GmbH The full brochure can be viewed at The Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Dowty Seals - Land Rover Parts
Photographs showing genuine Land Rover Defender rear crankshaft oil seals manufactured by Dowty Seals
Dowty Seals - Newtown
Photographs showing the Dowty Seals site at Dyffrryn Industrial Estate, Newtown, Powys, Wales – Dowty Unit 55
Dowty Seals - Organisation Charts
Copies of Dowty Seals Management Organisation Charts Apologies for the poor quality of some charts – all originals can be viewed ...
Dowty Seals - People
Photographs of the people who used to work at Dowty Seals Our thanks to all those who shared their photos
Dowty Seals - Product End Uses
Dowty Seals produced a large range of sealing products which were made for many different customers worldwide. These are some of ...
Dowty Seals - Products
Photographs showing some of the products that were designed and manufactured by Dowty Seals across the globe
Dowty Seals - Publications
Copies of the sales and information publications published and issued by Dowty Seals
Dowty Seals - Site Photographs
Photographs of the Dowty Seals site at Ashchurch, including the Reception Office, Medical Department, Millroom, Boiler House and Apprentice Training ...
Dowty Seals - Site Plans
Copies of documents, showing Dowty Seals at Ashchurch, Milford Haven and Cheltenham, Unit Nos.9, 29, 37, 91 Site Plans from ...
Dowty Seals - Synopsis
Founded in 1945, a laboratory was set up with Dowty Equipment to develop and produce synthetic rubber seals which were ...
Dowty Seals - Throughout the World
Dowty Seals – Throughout the World
Dowty Seals Exhibition c.1970's
Photograph of a Dowty Seals Trade Stand – c.1970’s
Dowty Seals/Mining - Post Closure Site Development
Photographs and comments from Alan Nugent, a local photographer, of the Dowty Seals/Mining site during the course of its demolition and ...
Dowty Spat Washers
Dowty Seals produced millions of Bonded Seal Washers and O Rings. They also produced a range of washers specifically designed for ...
Drylon Bearings, Rollers and Wheels
Dowty Seals – Drylon Bearings, Rollers and Wheels
Exhibition & Open Day Saturday 6th September 1969
Dowty Ashchurch – Exhibition & Open Day Saturday 6th September 1969
Exhibition & Open Day Saturday 7th September 1968
Dowty Ashchurch – Exhibition & Open Day Saturday 7th September 1968
Fluorobon High Temperature O Rings
Dowty Seals – Fluorobon High Temperature O Rings
Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham) - Site Plans
Copies of documents, showing Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham) Unit No.43 Site Plans from around 1980 These documents were created by the Dowty ...
High Performance Metal Seals
Dowty Seals – High Performance Metal Seals
Dowty Hydraulic Units
Dowty Fuel Systems
Dowty Maritime Ocean Systems
Dowty Equipment of Canada
Dowty Group Services (Apprentices)
Dowty Boulton Paul
Dowty Group Ltd
Dowty Coventry Precision
Dowty Railway Preservation Society
Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham)
Iloman Engineering Ltd
Sir George Dowty
New Mendip Engineering
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Dowty Corporation (USA)
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