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Flat Rolled Products of Richard Thomas & Baldwins Limited

A cinematic catalogue of the flat rolled steel products of Richard Thomas and Baldwins, showing some of their typical applications - car parts, cooker hobs, tins, wheelbarrows.

Advert 1960 22 mins

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Of Richard Thomas and Baldwins Limited 20 plants, the Ebbw Vale Works is considered "major", being a fully integrated steel works and producing 1¼ million ingot tons a year. Presenting a catalogue of products and their uses (from car parts to wheelbarrows), the film concludes with extensive footage of recent developments - a second electrolytic tinning line at Ebbw Vale and the new integrated Spencer Works at Newport which will up RTB annual output to 3 million ingot tons.