In 2009 I negotiated the purchase of very early authentic film-type
honeycomb core manufacturing machinery from a long standing and now
closed business in Sydney. This machinery has known history dating
back to Johnson Brothers in Parramatta Road, Ashfield, Sydney.
A Honeycomb Radiator History FACT:
Herbert Harrison invented the honeycomb radiator in 1910, and founded
Harrison Radiators. Vintage Honeycomb Radiator Company cores are similar
to Harrison's in looks, yet outperform Harrison Cores,
and are cleanable.
After more than 18 months of restoring this well worn vintage machinery,
and with a combination of research, improved tooling and testing,
the core has now been re-designed.
This allows a core made with 0.15mm copper to be run as a serviceable core, superior in design and endurance
to the 0.11mm copper used previously.
This new core has been wind tunnel tested, and I am happy to be
making a core more efficient than what I have imported and
fitted for many years. I already knew the performance of the imported core,
and this new VHRC core is better!
VHRC offers cores in a range of 6 different thicknesses:
2, 2¼, 2½, 2¾, 3, 3½ and 4 inches.
Why serviceable? If you are going to spend good money on a
honeycomb radiator, why not ensure it is serviceable in 20+ years?
Looking forward to the future with "authentic machinery, new tooling,
new cores and a new attitude!"