Going metric

United Kingdom, 1969

Film
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Examines practical details of changing to the metric system in a precision engineering company. Discusses replacement and adaptation problems in machinery, tools and supplies, the drawing office and staff training.

Credits

producer/director

Peter Riding

production company

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:29:20:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

32435

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Machinery

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Organizational change

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tools

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Machinery

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tools

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Employees - Training of

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tools

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Metric system

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Weights and measures

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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