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Description: I. 'BRITAIN GOES AHEAD.' Male factory operatives work on a refrigerator assembly line (Frigidaire). Male factory workers assemble compressor units which later have their seals tested in vats of water. The commentary stresses that the methods of mass production perfected in the war years are now helping to turn out refrigeration units for customers across the world. Male factory workers construct large refrigeration cabinets for use in hospitals and ships. Frigidaire air conditioning units are moved by roller to a storage area to await export. A Coulson and Co Ltd low-loading vehicle carries a large air conditioning unit from its manufacturing plant. Elsewhere, at a building site, young men enrolled on a government sponsored trades training scheme, learn carpentry, joining and bricklaying skills. Women factory workers at a glass manufacturing plant work on the production of windscreens. A glass company technician tests a pane of glass with petroleum ether. The inherent strength of toughened safety glass is amply demonstrated by company workers in a variety of ways. A male glass worker drops a two pound ball bearing onto the safety glass with no untoward effect. A company worker fires a Bren .303-inch machine gun (selected for single shot firing) at a section of toughened glass. The bullet does not fully penetrate the surface of the glass. The item concludes with footage of paper being produced at an Australian paper mill. Eucalyptus logs are cut by circular saw, washed and turned into pulp chips. The chips are bleached and flattened in hydraulic presses. A finished paper roll is moved into a storage area.