Male Pressing Ring for Full-contact Window Press-bending Molds for General Motors Automobiles

Object Name: 
Male Pressing Ring for Full-contact Window Press-bending Molds for General Motors Automobiles

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Object Name: 
Male Pressing Ring for Full-contact Window Press-bending Molds for General Motors Automobiles
Accession Number: 
99.8.11 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40.6 cm, W: 177.8 cm, D: 101.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of Libbey Owens Ford Co.
Web Description: 
Press-bent windshields are heated on their way to the mold. After being bent, each windshield leaves the mold, making way for the next. Today's press-bending process is so precise that windshields made separately have the perfect fit needed for lamination.
Provenance: 
Libbey Owens Ford, Source
1990
to
1999
Material: 
Inscription: 
CUSTOMER R/PART NO. C-69 1991 W/S/PART NO. GM 130C 2073 9424/PART NO./CHG. NO. CHG DATE PU5/IL NO-3/IBM NO. MOOV/DESCRIPTION M.P.R. 435 APPROVED BY DATE 1-29-90
Label
Metal, rectangular label
Primary Description: 
Male Pressing Ring for Full-contact Window Press-bending Molds for General Motors Automobiles. First generation windshield press, metal.