Clydesdale Steel Works

Location type

Works

Names and dates

Clydesdale Iron and Steel Works (1870-1975)
Clydesdale Steel Works (1975-1991)

Served by the Clydesdale Steel Works Railways.

Description

This large steel works, located at Mossend near Bellshill, manufactured pipes. In its final form it was equipped with an electric arc furnace and the Pilger Process was used to convert blumes into pipes. The Calder Tube Works was the finishing plant and latterly the Imperial Tube Works, where a VAM joint was cut into pipes and a plastic coating could be applied.

Tags

Steel works tube works

Aliases

Clydesdale Steelworks

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
12/04/2020