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Example of training task from apprentice school.

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1684
Category: Corporate/Business
Object Type: Model
Object Name: Example of training task from apprentice school.
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: Unknown
Division: Unknown
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: 1954
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
50 
Height (mm):
33 
Depth (mm):
50 
Weight (g):
398 
Location: Main Object Store
Inscription(s):

Elliott Bros. Rochester
App. Training School
19.11.54
Atkins

Notes:

The Company apprentices, in the early years at Rochester, had to make a mechanical test piece using minimal tools; Hacksaw, Files, Scrapers, Emery Cloth and a Try Square only. This steel piece was made in 1954 by Chas Atkins. He was given a piece of round stock and created the three inter-locking blocks to achieve the very high accuracy demanded in all planes and aspects, to .001”. To this day despite having been cleaned of rust on several occasions it retains the accurate fit.

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