AEG Transformatorenfabrik Oberschoneweide 1921 Berlin transformer factory (description & pictures) ~Transformatoren elektrische Ausrustung


Title: AEG Transformatorenfabrik Oberschoneweide

Description: Staple-stitched booklet. Some wear along spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. No statement of publication date, but likely circa 1921-23. 14 pages plus twelve photographs on plates (mostly showing factory floors). 17.7 x 12 cm. Two copies located on OCLC (Universitatsbibliothek Braunschweig, Bibliothek - Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin).

This booklet gives a detailed description of AEG's newest factory, built in 1920 and located on the River Spree in the Oberschoneweide part of Berlin. Its production included transformers, high-voltage equipment and switchboards. AEG, at the time, was Germany's largest electrical manufacturing concern. The booklet notes advancements in the process of manufacturing transformers and describes the stages of manufacture and laboratory work. It also provides what is essentially a tour of the factory and the various rooms in which components are produced and tested, and also gives an idea of scale and the physical character of the factory.

Binding: Soft cover/Wraps
Condition: Good+

Publisher: Ecksteins Biographischer Verlag
Place: Berlin
Year: Circa 1921

Keywords: Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft, interwar, Germany, Deutschland, industry, electrical equipment, Berlin, Transformatoren, Industrie, Weimar, elektrische Ausrustung,

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