Originally Posted by Cellotron
Total according to their website has 9 Toolex Alpha's - which is nothing to sneeze at. So if all their presses were running optimally they could easily exceed 25,000 records a week as well. Anyway - I have no affiliation with them - but I do like their tastes in names
Well this is right there is a total of 13 machines but 7 on line around that figure is produced weekly
The video is quite good but quite a number of inaccuracies there
"Steam to power the presses"
they are hydraulic steam is used to heat the moulds
"The master is cut with a diamond heated stylus"
Like to see that Saphire yes diamond no, it goes like this: DMM and diamond, Saphire and lacquer
"The mother is played back" appears to be an LP,
A few other little things there as well but for the un initiated is a good show indeed
Roy Mathews, Great guy, would have corrected the above given a preview but I doubt that this ever took place
No need to argue with reporters any way no one wins there
By the way besides Total Vinyl, there are two other plants in the UK, Phoenix of vinyl as well as Diamond Black
Quick Press, Curved, Independent, as well as another few other plants hit the dust due to low prices offered in the UK by continent based plants
Prices for vinyl in the UK are at the same levels as they where 15 years ago No way they could have survived
Ah and the vinyl factory in Sydney competes with Zenith Records in Melbourne The two cities never loved each other