WELDING IN BOILER MANUFACTURE

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering

Genres:

  • Technical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: WELDING IN BOILER MANUFACTURE

Reference number: 1530

Date: 1955*

Director: d. George H. Sewell

Sponsor: Babcock and Wilcox Ltd

Production company: Technical and Scientific Films Ltd. in assoc. with Film Producers Guild

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.02 mins

Description: A demonstration in Babcock and Wilcox's welding school of different methods of fusion welding by hand and by machine.

Film was shot in the Renfrew works at a time when they had both iron and steel foundries. Used as a training film and for promotional purposes. See additional information file held at National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

Credits: p. Denis Ward
ph. Phil Dennis
ass. d. Peter Ward
ass. cameraman Brian Rhodes
comm. s. Alvar Lidell

Shotlist: Credits (.28); Shots of blacksmith hammer welding (1.08); Demonstration in works' welding school of different methods of fusion welding by hand and by machine (11.06); Examination of weld by x-ray (12.47); Demonstration of pressure and flash welding (17.05); Montage (17.54); The End (18.02)