Metal planer, recording 2
Mono recording very close to the work area.
A planer is a type of metalworking machine tool that uses linear relative motion between the workpiece and a single-point cutting tool. A planer holds the cutting tool stationary and moves the work under it.
Belt driven metal planer.
Average sound level: 80-85 dB
Max sound level: 96 dB
Model year: 1923
Manufacture number: 2358
Maximum stroke of the ram: 5 500 millimetres
Maximum width: 1 250 millimetres
Maximum height: 500 millimetres
Åtvidabergs railroad switch and signal factory (Åtvidabergs Spårväxlar & Signalfabriks AB)
In short the factory name was ÅSSA. It was founded 1907 but got its current name 1932. The main production was railroad switches and railroad signal systems. ÅSSA closed 1987.
An early car production started in 1911 and the only surviving car can be seen at the ÅSSA museum which is in the same building as the factory once started.
Sound recordist: Torsten Nilsson
Photographer: Torsten Nilsson
Video recordist: Torsten Nilsson