Flexible Record Production Process: A Working Prototype photographs

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2006.2.1b-p

Description: Seventeen black-and-white glossy photographs were included as illustrations in the 1972 APH report "Flexible Record Production Process: A Working Prototype." Each sheet is numbered on the front (bottom margin) with a report page number and letter (2b through 16p), handwritten in ink, and are as follows: 2b, Control Center Master Panel (.1b) 3c, Control Center Timer Panel (.1c) 4d, General View of Machine (.1d) 5e, Film Supply Station, with new film role positioned at bottom of changer (.1e) 6f, Film Supply Station, with film roll being rotated to operating position (.1f) 7g, Film Supply Station, with threaded film role (.1g) 8h, Main Record Press, wide open (.1h) 9i, Main Record Press, normal position (.1i) 10j, Main Record Press, general view (.1j) 11k, Main Record Press, closed (.1k) 12l, Printing Systems, general view (.1l) 13m, Printing System, printing completed (.1m) 14n, Die Stamper Blanking Process (.1n) - 2 photos on one sheet 15o, Finished Record Tray (.1o) - 2 photos on one sheet 16p, Scrap Chopper (.1p) See related catalog record 2006.2.1a for report, and 2006.2 for related photo.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 10" (h) x 8" (w)

Date: 1972

Photographer: Wee, Bruce

History/Provenance: Photographs were taken for the American Printing House for the Blind and used as illustrations in an APH report about the flexible record production system developed by the company.

Credit Line: APH Archives, 2006.2

Subjects: Manufacturing processes Presses Prototypes Sound recording and reproducing Photographs