The photographs below show just a few of the vast number of products that were made by the company. Their range of diesel engines, hydraulic and pneumatic products was very large. I hope the few images that are included below will give an idea of Turner's engineering expertise.
A Turner 2 stroke, supercharged, industrial diesel engine type L60.
A Turner 2 stroke, supercharged, industrial diesel engine type L40.

Suitable for generator sets, compressor sets, pumping sets, welding equipment, power packs, and winches etc.

A Turner 2 stroke, automotive diesel engine type L40.

It was designed for use in light and medium weight commercial and passenger vehicles such as Land Rovers, industrial taxis, agricultural tractors and harvesting machines etc.

A Turner 2 stroke, automotive diesel engine type L60.

It developed 56b.h.p. at 2,800r.p.m., and had a maximum speed of 3,150r.p.m. It could deliver a maximum torque of 15.78 M.Kg.

A Turner 4V95 four cylinder, 30 to 36hp. It was developed for the 'Yeoman of England' agricultural tractor but was also available in a variety of forms.
The smaller Turner 2V95 which like its bigger brother was available in a number of forms.

Tank cooling or radiator cooling versions were available as was a radiator cooled version with a clutch.

A Turner 'Sea Princess' 2 stroke, supercharged marine unit.

They were the lightest marine units in their power class in the world.

The larger Turner 'Sea Prince'
2 stroke, supercharged marine unit.
Turner also produced diesel generator sets.

The one opposite could produce 18.5kW,(23kVA). They were available as 3 phase or single phase units.

The 3 phase units supplied either 400 volts or 230 volts and the single phase unit supplied 110volts.

Turner pneumatic aircraft undercarriages.

The units were both light and extremely simple, and were used on many well-known aircraft.

Energy was absorbed during both compression and extension of the shock absorber by the passage of air through the throttling holes.

Turner also produced a wide range of rotary oil pumps for use in hydraulic systems. They were used in many applications such as machine tools, and jacks, or any system that required hydraulic power.
The photograph opposite shows a Turner selector valve for use with their hydraulic systems. This particular example has four ports. Hydraulic equipment was very important to the company, and large numbers of systems and components were produced.
Turners also manufactured test equipment for hydraulic systems. The photograph opposite shows a 772B MK2 Inflation Adaptor, which is a pressure gauge for attaching to a hydraulic system.
The company also manufactured interval timers for use in any application where accurate timing was required.
The photograph opposite shows a Turner air pump which was used for the inflation of pneumatic aircraft undercarriages. It is one of the many air pumps that were produced by the company.

An advert from 1956.

The following article appeared in 'The Engineer', on 13th December, 1946:

An Air-Operated Hydraulic Pressure Testing Pump

A compact small pump, designed for use with high pressure hydraulic testing equipment which is now being made by the Turner Manufacturing Company, Limited, Villiers Street, Wolverhampton, is illustrated in the accompanying engraving. It is designed for coupling directly to existing factory air lines, and serves as an intensifier which uses the pressure of the air to raise the oil or water in the hydraulic system to a higher pressure.

The pump has two cylinders arranged vertically in tandem, the pistons in each cylinder being coupled together by a common connecting rod. The piston in the lower cylinder is actuated by the compressed air and it has a considerably larger surface area than the upper piston.

Air is supplied to the double acting lower cylinder through a ported rotary valve, which is to be seen on the side of the upper cylinder in the illustration. This valve is operated through a push rod connected to the air piston and projecting upwards through the cylinder cover. The air valve spindle is balanced by a spring and is unaffected by the air pressure. This arrangement avoids any tendency it might have to stick when being swung over.

In order to save time when filling the hydraulic system, the hydraulic inlet and outlet valves have been designed to lift at relatively low pressures so that liquid from the mains supply can flow straight through the pump.

Once the pressure in the system equals that of the mains supply, the pump begins forcing the pressure up to the required figure. The pump operates continuously until the maximum pressure is reached when it stops automatically.

It holds the pressure indefinitely without any loss, but if the hydraulic pressure is lowered during the test the pump restarts automatically. An air-reducing valve which can be fitted to the unit permits an infinite variation of air pressure up to the maximum of the mains supply.

Pumps are made in two types, each working with an air supply of 80 lb per square inch. One pump delivers liquid at 750 lb per square inch at a rate of 4.5 cubic inches per stroke, and the other at 2,000 lb per square inch at 1.7 cubic inches per stroke. Higher air pressures of up to 100 lb per square inch may be used to give correspondingly increased hydraulic pressures.

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