Photos of the Heinkel Factory

These are enlargements of the photos and translations of the captions of the article I posted earlier. The Heinkel factory was a 44,000 sf (about an acre) facility in Speyer. 
Heinkel Kabine manufacturing press phots
This is the giant 550 ton press where all of the stampings for  the Kabine are made.
Heinkel Car assembly jig
A jig used to attach the stampings to the frame

Heinkel Cabin Cruiser factory degreasing
Sheet metal and scaffolding come to the assembly line after a degreasing bath – otherwise the paint will not adhere.

Heinkel Kabine Door Assembly
Here, the outer skin of the door is beaded with a pneumatic tool, this one precision job.

Heinkel Car Welding and Assembly
In this structure, the fixed side panels and the bottom part are affixed with small welds. All work is done according to a specific timetable.
Heinkel Gas Clutch and Brake Pedals
Small parts such as brake and clutch levers are handled by women. (Sounds a little sexist!-SM)

Heinkel Cabin Cruiser Factory Assembly Line
With a hydraulic lift the pre-finished engine with gear and drive to final assembly is lifted into the body. The workers have six minutes to fit the assembly, then the car will automatically go on to the next workstation. 

Heinkel Car Final Assembly
Women are also active in the final assembly. This woman, for example, does not specialize on a particular job, but can be used anywhere in the Cabin assembly.
Heinkel Cabin Cruiser Three and Four Wheeler Assembly
My translation is not so good on this one, but here goes: “This is how the strip from the final assembly. Interesting way occupied with tricycle cabs, for the still in great demand in our export is generally the preferable four-wheel cab.”

Thanks again to Burgess for the scans!. If you have any improvements on the translation, please let me know,

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