Machine tool makers G.W.S.Burdett was based at Eastgate, in Peterborough England and offered three versions of their horizontal-spindle surface grinders, the Mk.1 Model 70, the Mk.2 Models 70, 75 and 77 and the Model 921. They also manufactured 6-inch, 8-inch and 12-inch stroke toolroom-class slotting machines and could also built, to a customer's particular requirements, special machines for production and other uses. Many of these models were also branded as Elliott Full details and technical specifications of the grinders is shown below and on the linked pages.
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Burdett No. 70 Mk.1--note the distinctive wheel guard with its angles sides and slightly domed top
Some of the more useful accessories included the "wheel-forming" and "dressing" equipment, these having diamond tipped holders able to be manipulated so as to put the desired profile on grinding wheel for special jobs. The Diaform and Projectorscope equipment was both particularly useful in toolrooms before the better-equipped ones turned to CNC-controlled models
A variety of top-quality, Sheffield-made Eclipe magnetic vices, tables and blocks was always part of the Abwood accessory range