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Westinghouse Morse Chain Co

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of Letchworth

1880 Morse Equalizing Spring Company, forerunner of Morse Chain Co, was founded in USA.[1]

1906 Morse began manufacturing automobile chains.

1907 Morse chain drives were manufactured by the Westinghouse Brake Co at their works in Kings Cross, London[2]

1919 Company incorporated. Manufacturers of Westinghouse Morse rocker-joint chain drives, for high-speed power transmission

1928 Reduction in capital[3]

1929 Borg-Warner of USA acquired Morse Chain - for later developments see Morse Chain Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Borg Warner history [1]
  2. The Times, Oct 23, 1907
  3. The Times, Apr 07, 1928