“Much Favorable Comment” for the Vulcan Extractor

An ad in Engineering News-Record, 8 October 1931, for the Vulcan Pile Extractor.  It was used to extract arch web Lackawanna sheeting by the P.J. Kennedy & Co. of Holyoke, MA.  Vulcan touted the advantages of a “single purpose machine” (as opposed to MKT’s multipurpose hammer/extractors.  MKT must have gotten the message, they developed the E-2 and E-4 to compete with the Vulcans.)

An earlier ad for the hammers (more information about the project that inspired it here) showed two distributors; in this one Vulcan was up to three.  There would be many more.

More information about the extractors is here.

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