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  Vulcan Foundry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1944 the Vulcan Foundry acquired Robert Stephenson and Hawthornes Limited and in 1945 received a large order for 2-8-0 locomotives for UNRRA in Europe.
The Vulcan Foundry benefitted from orders sub-contracted from the North British Locomotive Company, but the writing was on the wall for all British manufacturers.
NB: Vulcan being associated with fire and ironwork, names such as "Vulcan Foundry" were common in many towns and cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vulcan_Foundry   (847 words)

  
 Vulcan (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vulcan, in Roman mythology, was the god of fire and volcanoes, and the manufacturer of art, arms, iron, and armor for gods and heroes.
Vulcan, Romania, in Hunedoara County in the Jiu Valley
Vulcan (shipyard) (1857–1944), the shipyard in Szczecin, Poland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vulcans   (519 words)

  
 Vulcan Park - Vulcan’s Story
The statue of Vulcan, with his dark, burnished, metallic finish, was dedicated on June 7, 1904, in the Palace of Mines and Metallurgy at the World's Fair.
Vulcan Park Foundation was formed in 1999 to raise money to restore Vulcan to his original glory.
Vulcan Park is operated by Vulcan Park Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) organization.
www.vulcanpark.org /vulcan-story.html   (1156 words)

  
 VULCAN METAL INDUSTRIES LTD
Vulcan Foundries LTD, founded in 1934, is Israel's largest and oldest iron and steel foundry.
Vulcan Foundries LTD produces ductile, ADI, gray iron, steel and stainless steel in a wide range of alloys, according to international standards.
At any given time, Vulcan's stores are well-stocked with manhole covers, frames pipes and fittings for all sewage systems, grates made in accordance with EN 124 or the similar Israel Standard 489, and outdoor furniture for parks and urban settings, including do-it-yourself products.
www.vulcan1.com /profile.html   (589 words)

  
 Vulcan Locomotive Works History
The Vulcan Foundry was founded in 1830 by Robert Stephenson in collaboration with Charles Tayleur, a Liverpool Engineer and owner of the Bank Quay foundry in Warrington.
The Bank Quay Foundry also built the worlds first iron sea-going vessel again named the 'Tayleur' this vessel sank on its maiden voyage and was the Titanic of it's era with much of the blame being apportioned to the incompetency of its Captain and Crew.
During the 1914-1918 War the foundry undertook a large amount of armament work and this was repeated again for a number of years prior to WW2 up to 1943 when the works was engaged to produce Tanks and other munitions for the War Department along with Torpedoes and Gun Mechanisms for the Admiralty.
www.enuii.com /vulcan_foundry/history/brief.htm   (482 words)

  
 Vulcan International --> Info and Comparisons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Vulcanization is an irreversible process, like baking a cake, and must be contrasted strongly with thermoplastic processes (the melt-freeze cycle) which characterize the behavior of the vast majority of modern polymers.
References to Vulcan as the god of fire and of alchemists was introduced into hermetic terminology by the Swiss physician Paracelsus, who viewed fire as a purifying art 'He who is Vulcan has the power of the art' etc. etc.
Vulcan, in Roman mythology, is the son of Jupiter and Juno, and husband of Maia and Venus.
www.crashdatabase.com /computers/169/vulcan-international.html   (872 words)

  
 Vulcan-The Iron Man
The Statue of Vulcan has stood as the symbol of the City of Birmingham since it was crafted by Giuseppe Moretti for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis "World's Fair").
The bolt at the top, with the attached nut, was one that was used to bolt Vulcan together in 1938, prior to being erected on his pedestal in 1939.
This is Elizabeth and Matthew with Vulcan's anvil.
www.jdweeks.com /vulcan.html   (755 words)

  
 Vulcan Foundry Newton-le-Willows History Timeline
The Vulcan are the first company in the world to transport locomotives by road, the foundry is besieged by reporters and photographers.
The foundry is visited by their Majesties the King and Queen and tour the factory guided by Messrs Whalley and Saunders amid scenes of great enthusiasm.
Foundry records, some dating back to the 1840's are destroyed under English Electric supervision despite the protestation of Vulcan staff on the pretence that they were taking up space.
www.enuii.com /vulcan_foundry/history/timeline.htm   (474 words)

  
 Vulcan RUFC
Vulcan R.U.F.C. was formed in 1956 and in this era the teams at Vulcan were made up from workers at the Ruston Diesels foundry based in the Vulcan village, so hence the name of the club.
The future of the Vulcan club looks extremely bright as the club has a number of newly recruited young players, and when combined with the wealth of experience at the club they will form a formidable first team next season.
The Vulcan club is currently ground sharing with Newton-le-Willows, but hopefully in the near future the Vulcan club may have some new sports facilities to play out of.
www.vulcanrufc.co.uk /aboutus.htm   (681 words)

  
 The Tank Museum - Bovington - Library
Vulcan Foundry, of Newton-le-Willows in Lancashire, was the parent company for Matilda and also built these locomotives.
T72953 was the last Matilda to be built by Vulcan so this photograph was probably posed to commemorate that event, notice that it carries no armament.
This combination, photographed from another angle, was used in a post war publication charting the history of the Vulcan Foundry.
www.tankmuseum.co.uk /libraryphotoarchive0700.html   (396 words)

  
 Vulcan Inc Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Vulcan is the Roman and Greek god of fire and the forge, and mythical inventor of smithing and metal working.
Vulcan is the son of Jupiter (Zeus) and Juno (Hera), husband of Venus (Aphrodite) and is considered to be one of the twelve Olympians.
Vulcan is symbolic of the metal industry, and is particularly appropriate for our company as melters, casters, rollers and fabricators of metal.
www.vulcaninc.com /plt0p02.htm   (161 words)

  
 Vulcan Engineering Co - The World Leader in Lost Foam Technology
Vulcan Engineering Co. was founded in Helena, Alabama in 1970 with the purpose to provide quality foundry components.
Vulcan has designed, manufactured and installed reliable foundry equipment, systems and complete foundries around the world.
Whether you're a operating a small or large foundry or want to start a new foundry, Vulcan Engineering Co. can help you with your equipment, system and total package needs for each process.
www.vulcangroup.com /process/process_index.html   (191 words)

  
 Vulcan Foundry - St. Helens :: Heritage
The Vulcan Foundry was established at Newton-le-Willows by Charles Tayleur, a Liverpool merchant and engineer, for the production of locomotives.
Vulcan Foundry entered into an agreement with A/S Frichs of Aarhus, Denmark for the building of diesel locomotives.
Vulcan Foundry together with its associate company, Robert Stephenson and Hawthorn Limited of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, became full members of the English Electric Group of Companies.
www.sthelens-heritage.org.uk /index.php?title=Vulcan_Foundry&printable=yes   (1845 words)

  
 Vulcan Software Ltd Announces the Signing of The World Foundry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Vulcan Software Limited has signed The World Foundry in it`s entirety and will be publishing all World Foundry titles under the Vulcan Software banner, beginning with Explorer2260 and Maim & Mangle.
Vulcan has been in talks with all the members of The World Foundry for some time and are very excited about the prospect of adding their talents and commitment to our organisation.
Vulcan and all it`s developers have made a commitment to the Amiga and the Amiga Community, through our combined efforts and enthusiasm we can help shape the future, a future which is starting to look very bright indeed.
www.cucug.org /amiga/aminews/1997/971021-vulcan.html   (235 words)

  
 Pahiatua Railcar Society - Vulcan Railcars
By September 1942, all nine of the Vulcan railcars, numbered "Rm" 50 to 58 inclusive, were in service, and the two 4-wheel cars, Nos.
While the Timaru service was in operation (it was discontinued from July 16, 1945, when the road service was restored), the Vulcan railcars ran about 325,000 train-miles a year, and more than 400,000 vehicle-miles, but thereafter they settled down to an average of 282,000 train-miles a year, and 351,600 vehicle-miles, for the next ten years.
When originally placed in service, the Vulcan railcars were painted in the standard all-over red livery with Grey roof and fl undergear, but beginning with No. 52 in November 1951 they were thereafter turned out after overhauls in carnation red with the silver stripes and silver roofs that became so familiar.
railcar.netfirms.com /railcar_series/vulcan.htm   (1763 words)

  
 newton-le-willows.org - History of the Vulcan Foundry
I found some great info on the history of the Vulcan, and after gaining permission to use the info from MAN BandW who owned the copyright I have included it into the website, I added a few extra titbits of info into the history timeline, and included a few photos.
In addition to its shipbuilding work the foundry also fabricated much of the ironwork that was used in the construction of the Conway Bridge and the Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straights, between Anglesea and North Wales.
Vulcan Foundry supplied Japan with their first locomotive, a side tank type with 4ft 3in coupled wheels.
www.n-le-w.co.uk /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37&Itemid=27   (1916 words)

  
 QUANTECH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
By using Vulcan®, the foundry engineer can predict problems in order to correct and improve their casting process, even before prototype trials are produced.
Vulcan® helps the foundry engineer to enter a minimum requirement of information, and to analyse the results in a simple and error-free manner, allowing the following typical processes to be easily simulated:
The Vulcan system comprises 2 software simulation modules: CFD (computational fluid dynamics) for the mould filling and CTM (coupled thermal-mechanical) for the solidification and cooling analyses.
www.quantech.es /vulcan.asp   (191 words)

  
 Vulcan Foundry
In 1847 the firm's name changed from Charles Tayleur to the Vulcan Foundry and in 1864 it became a limited liability company.
The first Fairlie locomotives to be built by Vulcan were two for the Dunedin and Port Chalmers Railway (3ft 6in gauge) and two for the Peruvian Government Railway (2ft 6in.
The Vulcan Foun was re-equipped to manufacture diesel and electric locomotives and in March 1955 Vulcan Foundry became a member of English Electric group together with Robert Stephenson and Hawthorn.
www.steamindex.com /manlocos/vulcan.htm   (841 words)

  
 327 North Bell Avenue Facility   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Vulcan #1 hammer at the North Bell Avenue facility.
In the same year the company began its relocation from the Clinton Avenue facility to a new one at 327 North Bell Avenue (it was called Irving Avenue at the time.) This remained Vulcan's office and factory until its relocation to Chattanooga, TN in 1960.
Vulcan, of course, started as a foundry and continued a foundry operation as part of its business until the late 1940's, after which time it purchased all of its castings from other sources.
www.vulcanhammer.net /on/327-north-bell.php   (357 words)

  
 Vulcan
Vulcan is the name of several different things, derived from the name of the Roman god of fire and volcanoes, who made weapons for the other gods.
Vulcan (Star Trek), the fictional planet and the race in Star Trek
Vulcan of the alchemists, primary 'deity' associated with Paracelsian alchemy
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/v/vu/vulcan.html   (109 words)

  
 Vulcan Foundry Track   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The track is listed in the AW 1962 list of cinder tracks and was attached to the nearby Vulcan Foundry which still exists but not sure if the track still does.
From the depiction of the track on the map, it seems to be oblate (flattened circle) with a straight extended at both ends.
There used to be a Vulcan AC but they went out of existence in the 1950s and the track is unlikely to have been used much since then.
www.runtrackdir.com /details.asp?track=newton-le-willows-v   (117 words)

  
 Rm 51 - Ferrymead Railway Christchurch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Rm 51 was one of 10 "Vulcan" Type railcars ordered for the South Island during World War 2.
The Vulcan railcars were withdrawn from service in 1978.
Rm 51 ventured onto the Main Line in 1990 during a commemorative tour celebrating 50 years of the Vulcan Railcars, but failed near Waipara and Rm 56 had to continue with the tour.
www34.brinkster.com /wekapass/rmclass/rm51his.htm   (173 words)

  
 Economic Development Council for Central Illinois - Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Excel Foundry & Machine is honored by Vulcan Materials announcement that Excel has been ranked as the number one crusher parts supplier by their plant superintendents across the United States.
Each year Vulcan surveys their plant management asking them to grade their vendors in a variety of categories.
Vulcan’s management grades their vendors in fi ve categories: product, service, support, ease of doing business and value.
www.edc.centralillinois.org /page/248   (313 words)

  
 vulcan foundry inc & roman bronze foundry on a kylix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 East Jordan Iron Works Designer Tree Grates, Detectable Warning Plates
The foundry dates back to 1925, and was the most recently owned by Marion Bowman, President, whose father purchased the foundry in 1945.
Southern Foundry continued to be the primary supplier of castings in the Raleigh market by purchasing and distributing castings from other foundries.
Founded in 1965, Vulcan Foundry was one of the first semi-automated construction casting producers in the deep south.
www.ejiw.com /products/acquisitions-11   (1093 words)

  
 Vulcan Engineering Co. | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com
Vulcan's "Complete Foundry Solutions" Multi-Media CD offers a look at our Greenfield foundry capabilities, including a pictorial history of our most recent project from start...
Vulcan Engineering Co., Helena, Alabama, recently installed and commissioned a lost foam casting line at Mercury Castings (Mercury Marine), Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Vulcan Engineering Co. Acquires Action Machinery Action Machinery Co.'s work force and manufacturing capabilities will more than double as a result of the firm's purchase...
www.allbusiness.com /vulcan-engineering-co/3064506-1.html   (695 words)

  
 Vulcan Engineering Co - The World Leader in Lost Foam Technology
Vulcan Engineering Co. can design and supply the equipment you need, and can perform full installation of equipment and systems.
Besides installing equipment and systems, Vulcan can provide complete foundry projects including foundations, buildings, utilities and equipment.
Rather than dealing with multiple contractors, equipment suppliers and engineering firms, you can allow Vulcan can be your one source for a foundry upgrade, foundry addition or new foundry.
www.vulcangroup.com /products/products_installation.html   (143 words)

  
 Alderney Railway - D100 - Elizabeth
This locomotive is a Drewry design and was built at the Vulcan Foundry, Newton Le Willows, Lancashire.
The Vulcan Foundry built many steam locomotives and is also famous for the production of the Deltic diesels together with Class 37’s, Class 50’s and Class 73’s.
In addition the Vulcan Foundry built many BR electric locomotives including the Class 86.
www.alderneyrailway.com /eng-eliz.htm   (225 words)

  
 New Zealand Diesel and Electric Traction: RM (Vulcan)
Ten of these railcars were built by the Vulcan Foundry in 1940 and 1941 for service in the South Island.
The Vulcans were used on various services based from Christchurch and Dunedin, including the Otago Central Branch where they were the last passenger trains when withdrawn in 1976.
Four were sold for preservation of which one is owned by the Federation of Rail Societies NZ and three by individual societies, the three to Ferrymead being delivered by rail over a temporary track connection.
www.trainweb.org /nzdiesels/railcar/rmvulcan   (182 words)

  
 MacArthur Metro - Money Honeys, Articles, & News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Vulcan Cafe is located on what is called 45th Avenue, but in reality it's a small alley just south of the intersection of High Street and San Leandro Boulevard.
The Vulcan was first opened about 10 years ago by the Boon family and was purchased by former employee Opal Pophong in November 2001.
And for vegetarians, the pad-ruam-mixed (sauteed mixed vegetables) is a delightful blend of vegetables in a tasty, light sauce which complements the vegetables perfectly.
www.macarthurmetro.org /200208/restaurant   (616 words)

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