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Innsworth Metals became a subsidiary of the Dowty Group in 1957 and this site was based at Innsworth Lane, Gloucester.
In 1970, it ceased as a separate company and became the Innsworth Metals Division of Dowty Hydraulic Units.
The site had a foundry, using the Shaw Process, a specialised method of casting metal and also carried out high quality plating and anodising of metals.
The Shaw process is a precision casting process capable of the production of accurate moulds with excellent surface finish and metallurgical integrity.
Moulds are produced using highly refractory aggregates bonded with silica provided by a liquid ethyl silicate binder.
A high temperature firing treatment is a feature of the production sequence and this produces an inert mould into which the majority of commercial ferrous and non-ferrous alloys can be cast with confidence.
In 1969 Innsworth Metals had 120 employees
Photographs of the Casting Shop at Innsworth Metals where the Shaw Process of casting was used. Castings were produced from the ...
Dowty Precision Castings - Company Profile
Dowty Precision Castings – Company Profile
Innsworth Metals - Organisation Charts
Copies of Innsworth Metals Organisation Charts Apologies for the poor quality of some charts – originals can be viewed at the ...
Innsworth Metals - Site Plans
Copies of documents, showing Innsworth Metals Site Plans of both the sites at Innsworth and Staverton from around 1980 These documents ...
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Innsworth Metals – Shaw Process Castings
Silver Jubilee Commemorative Book 1931 - 1956
Commemorative Book celebrating Dowty Group 25-years 1931 – 1956
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Innsworth Metals – Specialists in Shaw Process Casting
Specialists in Shaw Process Castings
Innsworth Metals – Specialists in Shaw Process Castings
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