W. H. Bailey
Machinery and industrial devices
Cast iron, brass, wood, glass and steel.
730 x 240 x 1350 mm
Place of origin
ManchesterOrder this image
Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd (Accredited Museum)
On show at
Hydraulic pressure tester. A hand-operated machine for hydraulic testing of components subject to pressure in their operating state. There is a cast iron tank connected to a horizontal discharge nozzle. A pump fitted in the connector is activated by a long steel handle with a wooden grip. A pressure gauge with scale to 100 lb./square in. is fitted before the nozzle. There are two long lifting handles in steel with wooden grips and a single cast iron wheel at the opposited end. The cast iron parts are painted green.
Marks and inscriptions
On each side of tank: W. H. BAILEY & CO LTD. / ALBION WORKS / MANCHESTER On face of pressure gauge: TRENT / BRITISH MAKE / PRESSURE / LB/IN2. On face of pressure gauge: 0 20 40 60 80 100
Makers and roles
W. H. Bailey, maker