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The Kent Machine Company - Kent Air Tool


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Machinery records

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The Kent Machine Company - Kent Air Tool, c. 1926 and n. d. | Historical Construction Equipment Association

By Thomas Berry

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Collection Overview

Title: The Kent Machine Company - Kent Air Tool, c. 1926 and n. d.Add to your cart.

ID: 1/101/443

Primary Creator: Kent Machine Company

Extent: 3.0 Items

Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by record format, record type and subseries.

Subjects: Block machine, Block punch, Block rack, Brick machine, Concrete feeder, Concrete mixer, Concrete tamper, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Deck screen, Down face machine, FRD Furukawa, Furukawa, Kent, Ohio, Kent Air Tool, Kent Machine Company, Pallet jack, Portable concrete mixer, Red Line, Slat conveyor, Step molding machine, Stripper, Walker

Forms of Material: Brochure, Catalog, Flier, Sales literature

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of sales literature discussing the company’s products.

Biographical Note

The Kent Machine Company was based in Kent, Ohio, as of 1925. Undated sales literature also locates it in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. It became Kent Air Tool, and Kent was acquired by FRD Furukawa circa 2009. The two companies were combined into Furukawa Rock Drill/USA in early 2010.

Subject/Index Terms

Block machine
Block punch
Block rack
Brick machine
Concrete feeder
Concrete mixer
Concrete tamper
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Deck screen
Down face machine
FRD Furukawa
Kent, Ohio
Kent Air Tool
Kent Machine Company
Pallet jack
Portable concrete mixer
Red Line
Slat conveyor
Step molding machine

Administrative Information

Repository: Historical Construction Equipment Association

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Physical Access Note: Many records in Group 1 Series 1 Subseries 1 are in poor physical condition.

Acquisition Method:

This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were found in files. Additional records have been donated by:

• Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113 (received Sep 22, 2000)

• Komatsu Americas International, Accession 2006-0053 (received May 2, 2006)

• Jim Pickhardt, accession 2006-0106 (received Sep 20, 2006)

• Scott Perry, accession 2009-0139 (received Sep 30, 2009).

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Group 1: Machinery records, c. 1926 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Series 1: Sales literature, c. 1926 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Subseries 1: Judd Griffith Collection, c. 1926 and n. d.Add to your cart.
Kent Machine Company sales literature: Catalog, brochure and flier discuss Red Line continuous portable concrete mixer, concrete tamper, concrete feeder, slat conveyor, stripper for concrete block and tile, Walker automatic brick machine, down face machine, block machine, block punch, step molding machine, block rack, pallet jack and deck screen for concrete block and tile production. Catalog dated from testimonial.

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