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Hancock and Co (Engineers)

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February 1929.
1933. Simplex Universal Cutting Machine.
1939. Multi-burning cutting machine.
April 1946.
December 1950.
1952. Oxygen Cutting Machine.

of Progress Way, Croydon, Surrey. Telephone: Croydon 1908/9. Telegraphic Address: "Hanco, 'Phone, Croydon"

of Wallington, Surrey (1922)

1922 Patent - Improvements in and relating to fluid pressure regulators.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Oxygen Cutting Machines, Universal Simplex No. 2, hand guided and automatic, cutting area 60in. x 40in. (1.52m x 1.02m). Direct Profiler, No. 01, cutting area 24in. x 18in. (0.61m x 0.46m). Automatic Straight Line and Circle Cutter. All in full operation. (Stand No. D.218) [1]

1965 Patent - Improvements in oxygen jet cutting machines.

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