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Fullerton, Hodgart and Barclay

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1897.
1900.
Hydraulic Pumping Engine. 1907.
1922. The Ramsay Rotary Evaporative Condenser designed by D. M. Ramsay.
1926.
1926.

Fullerton, Hodgart and Barclay of the Vulcan Foundry and Engine Works, Paisley[1].

1838 Company founded as Donald and Craig.

1872 Dissolution of Craig, Fullerton and Co; the copartnery was carried on by Alexander Fullerton, Matthew Hodgart, and John Barclay under the above name.

1892 Incorporated as a limited company.

Maker of stationary engines. [2]

1900 Triple effect Evaporator for a sugar plant illustrated. [3]

1907 Supplied an engine to T. Whitehead and Co

1910 A speciality was turbine castings for battleships and cruisers [4].

1914 Engineers. Specialities: air compressing engines, high-class slow speed winding and driving engines for mines, mills and power stations; pumping plants; hydraulic installations; cotton pressing plants; evaporators; iron castings up to 50 tons for marine engines and turbines. Employees 700. [5]

1920 Private company.

Large direct-driven electric winder for No. 4 shaft, City Deep Ltd, South Africa. Double cylindroconical drum 17 ft 6" to 35 ft diameter. Length of wind 4500 ft. Also a geared drive electric winder for Simmer and Jack Mines Ltd, South Africa. Length of wind 6300 ft[6]

1960 Steam and electric winders for mining.

1961 Engineers and manufacturers of winding engines, air and gas compressors, hydraulic pumps, cargo gears and evaporators. 250 employees. [7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 6 April 1910
  2. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  3. The Engineer of 6th April 1900 p374
  4. The Times, 6 April 1910
  5. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  6. [1] Some Outstanding Mine-hoisting Equipment'. American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Technical Publication No. 1190, 1940
  7. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  • Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p341
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6