Sheet steel for a nation

Australia, 1956

Film
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Describes the process of cold reduction of sheet steel as a stage in the production of galvanised, corrugated and other types of steel sheets. This process was first intoroduced in 1955 at Port Kembla in New South Wales. Shows how in the major operation, the steel strip rolls through rollers which exert tremendous pressure in reducing the steel to the required thickness.

Credits

production company

Cinesound

Duration

00:14:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28467

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Steel

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Steel founding

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Steel industry and trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Steel industry and trade - Australia

Documentary

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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