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Chain-Belt Engineering Co

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October 1906. Automatic Coal Weighing Machine W. and T. Avery with Chain-Belt Engineering Co.
December 1910.
January 1911.
February 1913.
April 1913.

of Colombo Street, Derby

1876 Ewart (in USA) developed a cast link detachable chain which he patented widely[1]

1880 Company established by Francis Ley who licensed the chain from Ewart

1913 Makers of "Ley" chainbelt

1914 Specialities: conveyors, elevators and chains, modern appliances for handling any material in bulk or package. Employees 1,200. [2]

c1916 became Ewart Chainbelt Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Renold Chains: A History of the Company and the Rise of the Precision Chain ...By Basil Tripp
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book