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Messer looking for the oldest working cutting machine

Published 7th November 2013 by Zoe Green

This video shows a Messer Secator S portable flame cutting machine. The date on the plate is 1969 model no 1266.

It belongs to Wakefield Skillcentre Ltd a privately owned industrial skills training provider, originally part of the UK governments Skillcentre network,

The cutting machine has been owned by Wakefield Skillcentre for many years and is used every day Monday to Friday to cut plate for candidates learning how to weld and pass BS4872 and ASME IX welding certificates. The unit has worked like a steam train cutting many pieces of metal.

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