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Manufacturing Processes


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Pictures of manufacturing lines and / or processes.

34 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2012
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Factories


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Pictures of lamp & lighting factories, past and present.

57 files, last one added on Sep 24, 2011
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Last additions - Manufacturing
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Philips SL Terneuzen, NL.108 viewsManufacturing the discharge tubes for SL* lamps in 1989.9 commentsJamesJan 23, 2012
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Sylvania59 viewsTienen, Belgium.1 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
Sylvania_Lyon.jpg
Sylvania40 viewsLyon, France.3 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
Sylvania_Erlangen.jpg
Sylvania34 viewsErlangen, Germany.1 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
Sylvania_Shipley.jpg
Sylvania62 viewsShipley, England.4 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
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Sylvania20 viewsHQ - Danvers. USA.JamesSep 24, 2011
Sylvania_Costa_Rica_Lampworks.jpg
SLI49 viewsCosta Rica.9 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
Sylvania_Brazil_Glassworks.jpg
SLI17 viewsGlassworks, Brazil.JamesSep 24, 2011
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SLI 34 viewsBrazil.1 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
Sylvania_Bogota.jpg
SLI18 viewsBogota, Colombia.JamesSep 24, 2011
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Thorn Enfield39 viewsElectrode Section 1949.JamesSep 24, 2011
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Thorn Enfield67 viewsFluorescent Capping 1949.1 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
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Philips Mercury Line, Malu85 viewsSemi-automatic line for capping of mercury vapour lamps, shortly after transfer from Turnhout to Shanghai.4 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
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Sylvania CFL Line86 viewsShipley.2 commentsJamesSep 24, 2011
Philips_-_Shanghai_-_MH_Outerjacketing.jpg
Philips Metal Halide, Malu71 viewsMaking lamps the old way in China.JamesSep 24, 2011

Last comments - Manufacturing
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Sylvania62 viewsShipley, England.4 commentsJames10/03/17 at 20:05Tom: That's good to know Jack! At least it's...
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Sylvania62 viewsShipley, England.4 commentsJames10/03/17 at 05:44Jack_T: This factory is still there; it's now a print...
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GEC-AEI Corby Lampworks42 views(British Sealed Beams Ltd.)3 commentsJames02/06/16 at 00:45Tom: I guess the majority of car headlamps came from he...
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GEC-AEI Corby Lampworks42 views(British Sealed Beams Ltd.)3 commentsJames08/02/15 at 23:25Paul: I was just thinking the same Kev...
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GEC Magnet House36 views4 commentsJames02/18/15 at 00:57Paul: Not sure really. Apparently it was just demolished...
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GEC Magnet House36 views4 commentsJames02/17/15 at 23:29Kev: Wonder why they would do that
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GEC Magnet House36 views4 commentsJames02/17/15 at 23:14Paul: Sadly not Kev, it was demolished in the mid 60...
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GE Ravenna52 viewsMultiVapor outerjacketing.3 commentsJames02/13/15 at 19:48Paul: Looks like my 250w GE MH lamp being made!
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Thorn Leicester 116 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Colour Science.11 commentsJames10/24/14 at 17:24Tom: PMSL @ Pete! Have to agree tho, those tubes are so...
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Thorn Leicester 116 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Colour Science.11 commentsJames10/24/14 at 12:17Funeral_86: I am in love with that multi colour tube, in fact ...

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Thorn Leicester 82 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Mercury Lamp Outer Jacketing.5 commentsJames
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BTH-Mazda Lampworks41 viewsRugby, UK.1 commentsJames
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Philips Mercury Line, Malu75 views1 commentsJames
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Philips Aachen46 viewsH7 Halogen Headlamp1 commentsJames
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Thorn Leicester60 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Discharge Physics Lab.2 commentsJames
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Thorn Enfield39 viewsElectrode Section 1949.James
Philips_-_Shanghai_-_MH_Outerjacketing.jpg
Philips Metal Halide, Malu71 viewsMaking lamps the old way in China.James
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GE Quartz Plant12 viewsWuxi, China.James
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Former GE Lighting Factory - Leicester65 viewsAn old Alpha Three has seen it all....2 commentsTom
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GE Acuna Lamp Plant23 viewsMexico.1 commentsJames

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Thorn Leicester94 viewsOpen Day 1977 - SON Capping.2 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:28 PM
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Thorn Leicester44 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Auto T10 Pinchseal.JamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:16 PM
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Thorn Leicester 38 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Miniature Filament Mounting.JamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:15 PM
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Thorn Leicester 57 viewsOpen Day 1977 - HID Section.2 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:15 PM
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Thorn Leicester51 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Auto P21 Capping.JamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:15 PM
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Thorn Leicester 116 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Colour Science.11 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:15 PM
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Thorn Leicester 65 viewsOpen Day 1977 - CSI.2 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:14 PM
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Thorn Leicester60 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Discharge Physics Lab.2 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:14 PM
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Thorn Leicester 78 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Mercury Arctube Mounting. 1 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:13 PM
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Thorn Leicester 82 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Mercury Lamp Outer Jacketing.5 commentsJamesOct 17, 2017 at 07:13 PM

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