Image from page 352 of "Canadian machinery and metalworking (January-June 1919)" (1919)
Publisher: Toronto MacLean-Hunter
Contributing Library: Fisher - University of Toronto
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Pittsburgh.NAILS AND SPIKES Wire nails $5 50 $5 30 Cut nails . 5 85 5 65 Miscellaneous wire nails 60% Spikes, % in. and larger $7 5ft Spikes, % and 5-16 in 8 00 ROPE AND PACKINGS Drilling cables, Manila 0 39 Plumbers oakum, per lb 0 10 Packing, square braided 0 38 Packing, No. 1 Italian 0 44 Packing/ No. 2 Italian 0 36 Pure Manila rope 0 37 British Manila rope 0 31 New Zealand hemp 0 31 Transmission rope, Manila 0 43 Cotton rope, %-lb. and up 0 74 POLISHED DRILL RODDiscount off list, Montreal and Toronto net January 16, 1919. C A N A D I A N M A C II 1 N E R Y 57 ANOTHER GEOMETRIC FEAT DESCRIBED IN A LETTERFROM CANADA Messrs. Geometric Tool Company,New Haven, Conn., U.S.A.Gentlemen:— The engine lathe shown in the photograph which we are sending you com-menced work on shells within four months of the start of the war, when methodswere in course of development, and special machines were unknown. Material andlabor were both frequently unsatisfactory. Rejections due to poor threads were
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frequent troubles with shell makers. Despite many adverse conditions the contractwas successfully completed, and the Geometric Tap used on this lathe (fitted tocross-slide on carriage) was an important contributing factor in the good work donein the early strenuous times. Very truly yours, Whether yours is a tapping or threading job, or both, you would besatisfied with the Geometric way of doing it. The Geometric Tool Company, New Haven, Conn., U.S.A. Williams & Wilson, Ltd., Montreal. CANADIAN AGENTS:The A. R. Williams Machinery Co.. Ltd., Toronto, Winnipeg, St. John, N.B. 58 C A N A DIAN MA CHIN ER Y Volume XXI. MISCELLANEOUS Solder, strictly 0 43 Solder, guaranteed 0 45 Babbitt metals 18 to 70 Soldering coppers, lb 0 58 Lead wool, per lb 0 16 Putty, 100-lb. drums 6 75 White lead, pure, cwt 17 80 Red dry lead, 100-lb. kegs, per cwt 15 50 Glue, English 0 35 Tarred slaters paper, roll .... 1 30 Gasoline, per gal., bulk 0 33 Benzine, per gal., bulk 0 32 Pure turpentine, single bbls
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