A merger of the Rockford Tool Company (Established 1905) and Rockford Milling Machine Company (Established 1909) would create the Sundstrand Machine Tool Company in 1926. In 1959, the Sundstrand Machine Tool Company changes its name to Sundstrand Corporation. On June 10, 1999, Hamilton Standard and the Sundstrand Corp. merged, forming Hamilton Sundstrand. Hamilton Sundstrand traces its roots to the founding of the Sundstrand Corp. in 1905 and Hamilton Standard in 1919. (Source: www.hamiltonsundstrandcorp.com) Search this
Sundstrand Machine Tool Co. ; Sundstrand Fuel Units ; Hydraulic Div. ; Pump Div. ; Sundstrand Magnetic Products Co. (div. located in Rockford, IL) ; Sundstrand Hydro-Transmission (div. located in Ames, IA) ; American Broach & Machine Co. (div. located in Ann Arbor, MI) ; Arter Grinding Machine Co. (Worcester, MA; formerly Persons-Arter Machine Co.) ; Engelberg Huller Co., Inc. / Engelberg, Inc. (Syracuse, NY) ; William Asquith, Ltd. (Halifax, United Kingdom) ; Porter-Cable Machine Co. (successors to Mulliner-Enlund Tool Co.) / Porter-Cable-Hutchinson Corp. (Syracuse, NY) Search this
hydraulic equipment for machine tools (valves, controls) ; fuel units ; hydraulic pumps ; fluid motors ; "oil power" transmission and torque convertor ; hydro-transmission ; magnetic products for lifting and handling materials ; Rigidmils-Stub Lathes ; drilling and centering machines ; milling machines ; broaching machines and tools ; "Porter-Cable" milling attachments, saws, saw tables, combo-tool & kits, routers, power planes, shapers, hedgshears, woodworking tools, grass trimmers, and riding mowers ; includes blueprints...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and photographs
Shingle mill outfitter ; hand and power feed shingle, saw gummers, heading and box board machinery. Catalogs from 1888, 1893 and 1923 ; sawing, cutting and bolting machinery ; Unique, especially cover of 1888 catalog ; mentions receiving first prize medals at World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition ;
Circa 1930s-1940s trade literature for glues for furniture, cabinet-making, aircraft-making, plywood and carpentry industries: vegetable, casein, liquid, resin and metal veneer glues ; mixers, spreaders and cold glue brushes. August 1940 bulletin entitled "The Advent and History of Different Kinds of Wood Glue for Industrial Use in the United States." Color swatches of a paste product called "Quick Repair" used to fill in checks, splits and other defects in solid wood or face veneers. It is colored the shades of the woods then used in production work such as greenish poplar, dark mahogany, walnut, sap gum and maple-light birch.
Trade catalog, manual and samples
Black and white images
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Color swatches of a paste product called "Quick Repair" used to fill in checks, splits and other defects in solid wood or face veneers
1915 catalog of dining tables made of quartered oak ; round in shape with pillar/pedestal and four scroll or paw feet ; plain, Arts-and-Crafts styled pedestals and feet ; rope-turned Jacobean-style pedestals ; William-and-Mary styled turned pedestal feet
Veritas ; Veritas Tools Inc. [ Source: http://www.leevalley.com/home/about.aspx?c= ] Search this
Gardening and woodworking tools and accessories ; protective clothing and safety gear ; "classic reprints" and other reference books and reference material pertaining to gardening and woodworking ; other hardware .