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    Prince Philip sees various machines used in the iron and steel industry in action.

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    Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.

    CUs of the press of the Cold Extrusion machine which makes engineering components in one operation. Various shots of the finished component brought up from below for Duke to see (Duke not in this picture). 2 shots semi CU of High Speed Friction Saw sawing metal. CU of machine designed to show surface finishing - in this case a flat iron is being examined to show irregularities of surface. Various shots of numerically controlled machine which accepts information coded on a tape to control the machine to cut such shapes as the world "Philip". Duke puts on white overall to see work. Shot of notice "Friction Sawing". Various shots of Duke watching the numerically controlled machine. Duke watches sawing. Duke arrives and enters workshop building. Duke looks at types of exhibits made by member firms. Duke goes into mobile workshop. Duke leaves for Windsor by helicopter. GV of helicopter in flight. Duke watches the cold extrusion press at work, puts in the metal slug. GVs of the workshops inside and outside. Duke sees the flat iron on the surface finish machine. Duke in white coat and white overshoes watching drilling and work with radio active tool. Duke is tested for radioactive dust after demonstration.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:41:00 / 01:55:18:00
    UN 3168 A

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