This was the 100 ton press pictured on the assembly line at Hollingbury – it was built to produce bottle tops for the whisky industry (to the best of my memory).
I was an apprentice in the sixties. and the press and tooling were called ‘Cork and Seal’. The tops were punched and formed out of large printed sheets at an impressive rate.
There were a range of presses built from 25 ton up to the 100 ton pictured.
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