Typewriters on tour
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• Believing that its products can best be demonstrated by taking them direct to the potential market, Ultronic Data Systems Ltd, Park Royal, London NW10, is now sending on tour a mobile showroom containing a wide range of its latest types of business systems, including high-speed electric typewriters fitted with sophisticated electronic keyboards.
The outfit, which left Chelmsford on August 4 on a month's intinerary embracing 18 centres in the 'southern half of England, is a Ford D600 tractive unit hauling a 36ft-long York FT34 semi-trailer chassis on which bodywork has been built by the new Fulham workshops of Bullens (London) Ltd. Measuring 28ft long by 7ft 6in. wide. the "showroom" has an aluminium outer skin and an interior of laminated plastics insulated by a lin. blanket of polystyrene material. A bulkhead divides the body into two parts, the forward compartment housing the 230V single-phase 7kW generating set which supplies current not only for operating the typewriters but also for a kitchen unit and fluorescent lighting.
A Hope inti-jack-knifing device is fitted and the livery is buff and white with orange stripes and lettering.