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BOARD OP TRADE JOURNAL 15 August 1958

Trade with the Soviet Bloc and China: Revised List


of Goods Subject to Embargo
As ANNOUNCED in Parliament on July 30, the Consultative Group tool or work piece carrier or tool-holder itself results in continuous
met in Paris on July 18 and 19 to consider the recommendations made correction of the control commands.
by its Co-Ordinating Committee (COCOM) on the review of the Mil~ing machines having a travelling head or heads, capable of milling
strategic controls which had been in progress since last February. aIrcraft spars.
Presses, hydraulic and mechanical, with total rated pressures of OVer
Mter the Group's conclusions had been reported to Member Govern- 5,000 tons. .
ments a substantial relaxation of the embargo list was agreed. Spinning lathes designed for use with or equipped with spindle drive
The revised embargo list, which is effective today, August 15, is motor exceeding 25 h.p. p
set out below. The coverage of the former list has been reduced by Machines specially designed for the working or forming of aircraft sheet
the deletion of some items and by the re-definition of others. A small aircraft plate or aircraft extrusions. ' p
number of new items (asterisked below) have been added to the list. Machine tool parts, accessories and associated apparatus, of the follOWing
The list applies to Albania, Bulgaria, China, Czechoslovakia, descriptions :
Hungary, North Korea, North Vietnam, Poland, Roumania, the ·Electronic closed loop feed back controls for controlling machine tools
in which a continuous feed back of information from the work piece p
Soviet Union, the Soviet Zone of Germany and Tibet. or tool or work piece carrier or tool-holder itself results in continuous
The control of exports for strategic reasons by quantitative limita- correction of the control commands.
tion (the former List 11) is now discontinued. Grinding heads and spindle assemblies for internal grinding machines
Until the relevant statutory orders have been revised, the Board designed or rated for operation at speeds In excess of 80,000 r.p.m. '
of Trade will issue licences for those items covered by the former Metal cutting and working tools for machine operations, the following:
control lists which are no longer embargoed. A first Order covering Deep hole drills or bars of the type in which a hardened steel or hard
metal cutting piece is fixed into a tubular shank and the coolant passes
the simpler amendments to the current Export of Goods (Control) through the drill or bar.
Orders is expected to come into force in the early days of September. Rolling mills, the following:
A supplementary Order will follow later. This will be accompanied by (a) having the work rolls supported by multiple back-up rolls or bearings;
an Order amending the Strategic Goods (Control) Orders, which (b) having multiple work-rolls rotating in a planetary form around the
prohibit United Kingdom firms from supplying embargoed goods to back-up rolls;
any country mentioned above from outside the United Kingdom, and (c) continuous cold strip mills, more than 3-high.
by a corresponding amendment of the Open General Licence which
caters for transhipment trade. Group B
General enquiries about the embargo should be addressed to the
Commercial Relations and Exports Department, Board of Trade, Chemical and Metallurgical Plant, Compressors, Furnaces,
Horse Guards Avenue, S.W.1 (Telephone: Trafalgar 8855, Ext. 7843 Pumps, Valves, etc.
or 2632), or to the appropriate Production Department. Applications [In this group a specified corrosion-resistant material means polytetra-
for export or transhipment licences should be addressed to the Export fluoroethylene, polytrifluorochloroethylene, or a material containing:
Licensing Branch, Board of Trade, Gavrelle House, 14 Bunhill Row, (i) 90 per cent or more tantalum, titanium or zirconium, either separately
E.C.1 (Telephone Monarch 4071), from whom further copies of the or combined, or
list may be obtained, and of whom inquiry should be made in any case tii) 50 per cent. or more cobalt or molybdenum, either separately or
of doubt as to whether export licences are required. combined.]
Centrifugal counter-current solvent extractors, continuous types, specially
designed for the extraction of radio-active substances.
Group A Centrifuges, with a peripheral speed of 1,000 feet per second or more,
Metalworking Machinery wholly made of or lined with aluminium, nickel or alloy containing
60 per cent. or more nickel; and centrifugal bowls made of these
Machines, apparatus and tools specially designed for the manufacture and materials.
testing of gas turbines, the following: Compressors and blowers, the following:
Compressor case boring machines. (a) Compressors and blowers, (turbo, centrifugal and axial flow trP~)
Compressor and turbine disc turning machines. wholly made of or lined with aluminium, nickel or an alloy contatnmg
Machines and apparatus for making or measuring gas turbine blades. 60 per cent. or more of nickel. .
Rotor grinding machines. (b) Compressors and blowers, multistage, with an overall compresSion
Surface broaching tools for the manufacture of gas turbine blades and ratio of 2 : 1 or more coupled with a capacity of over 372,000 cu. ft.
discs. per minute; or an overall compression ratio of 3 : 1 or more coupled
Machines, metalworking, not elsewhere specified, the following: with a capacity of 106,000 cu. ft. per minute.
Deep hole drilling machines of the kind designed to use tubular drills or • Containers, jacketted, including mobile units of 500 gallons capacity or
bars in which the coolant passes through the drill or bar. over, designed for the storage or transportation of the following liquefied
Forging hammers, the following: gases: argon, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, ozone.
Gravity hammers having a falling weight of over 10 tons.
Steam, air or mechanical hammers (except counter blow hammers) of Electrolytic cells for the production of fluorine.
rated size over 10 tons. Equipment for the production or concentration of deuterium oxide.
Counter-blow hammers of rated sizes of 180,750 foot pounds or more. Equipment specially designed for the conversion of dinitrogen tetroxide
Horizontal impact hammers, hydraulically actuated of 10,000 foot to nitric acid of 98 per cent. or higher concentration or for the concen-
pounds or more. tration of dinitrogen tetroxide or nitric oxides or mixtures thereof.
Gear-making or gear finishing machinery, the following: -Equipment specially designed for the purification and processing of ger-
Gear-grinding machines, Renerating type, of 36 inches work diameter manium, other than equipment for zone purification.
or over.
Machines capable of the production of gears having a pitch finer than -Equipment specially designed for the purification and processing of silicon.
0·5 module. Equipment specially designed for the separation of isotypes of uranium.
Grinding machines, not elsewhere specified, the following: -Furnaces, electric, specially designed for the recovery of titanium or
Internal grinding machines of the kinds incorporating or specially zirconium from scrap. f
designed for the utilization of grinding heads designed or rated for Furnaces, vacuum, designed to operate at pressures.lower than 0·1 mm. 0
operation at speeds in excess of 80,000 r.p.m. mercury and at temperatures higher than 1100°C.
Jig grinding machines with any traversing motion (longitudinal,
transverse or vertical) exceeding 44 inches. Gas liquefying equipment, the following:
Equipment for the separation of helium from natural gases; • 'on
Jig boring machines with any traversing motion Oongitudinal, transverse Equipment, not elsewhere specified, specially designed for the product~ g
or Tertical) exceeding 44 inches. of gases in liquid form, capable of operating at pressures of 300 p.S.l..
-Machines incorporating electronic closed loop feed back controls in
which a continuous feed back of information from the work piece or (Continued on next page)
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58

Goods Subject to Embargo (Continued)


and over and producing one ton or more per day of gas in liquid form, Electric generators, mobile types, with a maximum continuous rating of
other than: more than 5,000 kilowatts.
(a) Plants not capable of producing more than 2S per cent. of their
total daily product as extractable gas in liquid form.
(b) Plants specially designed for liquefying chlorine and ammonia.
Group D
(c) Stationary equipment for liquefying carbon dioxide. Miscellaneous Goods and Machinery
(cl) Equipment for liquefying low molecular weight refinery gases. Apparatus for automatically sorting electronic components in respect of
Liquid fluorine producing equipment. their electrical characteristics.
Heat exchangers (tubular) and parts therefor, other than aluminium tubing, Artificial graphite in the form of blocks or rods from which a cube of 2 inches
19 designed to operate at pressures of 300 p.s.i.g. and above and having all side can be cut and having a boron content of one part per million or
parts in contact with the flow made of or lined with anyone or more of less.
er the following materials: aluminium, nickel, titanium, zirconium, or Ball or roller bearings, and parts thereof, the following:
alloy containing 60 per cent. or more nickel. (a) Ball and cylindrical roller bearings, (other than separable (magneto
re Pipe and tubing made of or lined with polytetrafluoroethylene or poly- type) ball bearings and ball thrust bearings) manufactured to tolerances
trifluorochloroethylene. as shown in Tables 1 and 2 below or closer, and possessing one or
Pi~"valves, cocks and t>ressure regulators as follows: more of the following characteristics:
(a) having all parts in contact with the flow made of or lined with a (1) made of any material other than:
specified corrosion-resistant material, or (i) low carbon steel containing not more than 0·4 per cent_ of
(b) specially designed for operation at temperatures below -130°C. carbon and no other elements except those present as impurities
Plant for the production of military explosives and parts specially designed or in such low quantities as not to modify the basic character·
therefor, including nitrators, continuous types. iSlics of the steel.
(ii) high carbon chromium steel type En 31 as specified in British
Plant for the production of titanium metal (other than separate plant for Standard for Wrought Steels B.S. 970 : 1947 as amended; or
s, the production of titanium tetrachloride) and parts spe-cially designed equivalent types normally used in the manufacture of ball or
therefore roller bearings.
'plant for the production of zirconium metal (other than separate plant for (iii) nickel-molybdenum steel type En 34 as specified in British
the production of zirconium tetrachloride) and parts specially designed Standard for Wrought Steels B.B. 970 : 1947 as amended;
therefor. or equivalent types nonnally used in the manufacture of ball
PumPS (other than vacuum pumps) capable of delivering liquids separately or roller bearings.
or in combination with solids or gases or solids and gases and, (2) processed by heat treatment for the purpose of stabilizing them
(a) designed to move molten metals by electromagnetic forces, or for use at normal operation temperatures over 150°C. (302°F.).
(b) with all parts in contact with the flow made of or lined with a specified (3) having special low torque or quiet running performance beyond
corrosion-resistant material, or those required for industrial purposes, to provide a superior
(c) specially designed for operation at temperatures below -130°C. operating performance for military purposes.
Vacuum diffusion pumps having a diameter, measured inside the barrel at (4) specially designed for use in military equipment and differing
the inlet jet, of 12 inches or greater, or capable!of pumping speed in substantially in design from normal bearings in order to provide
excess of 1,500 litres per second at a pressure of less than 0·001 mm of a superior operating performance.
mercury. (b) Tapered roller, spherical roller and thrust roller bearings having an
inner ring bore diameter measuring more than 400 mm. (15·75 inches).
Valves. with bellows seal, wholly made of or lined with aluminium, nickel (c) Parts of ball or roller bearings, the following:
01· alloy containing 60 per cent. or more nickel, either manually or
Outer rings, inner rings, retainers, balls, rollers and sub-assemblies
automatically operated. useable only for the bearings described in (a) and (b) above.
Group C Construction equipment built to military specifications, specially designed
for airborne transportation.
Diesel Engines and Electric Generators Crucibles, moulds and pouring rods composed of 97 per cent. or more by
~ompression ignition (Diesel) engines capable of developing 50 b.h.p. weight of beryllium oxide, magnesium oxide or zirconium oxide or
and over and having a non-magnetic content exceeding 50 per cent.
of their total weight: (Continued on next page)
1. INNER RING

BORE SIZES

Inch type . Over 0 Over 2 Over 3 Over 5 Over 7 Over 10 in.


including 2 in. including 3 in. including 5 in. including 7 in. including lOin.
Metric type Over 0 Over 50 Over 80 Over 120 Over 180 Over 250 mm.
including 50 mm. including 80 mm. including 120 mm. including 180 mm. including 250 mm.
'fatal bore tolerance . (inches) ·0002 ·0003 ·0003 ·0004 ·0005 ·0005
Eccentricity. . . (inches) ·0002 ·0002 ·0003 -0003 -0004 O()()()5
Parallelism of races . (inches) ·0002 ·0002 ·0003 ·0003 ·0004 ·0005
Wobble or parallelism of
track to faces . (inches) ·0003 -0003 ·0004 ·0004 ·0005 ·0006

2. OUTER RING
-
OUTSIDE DIAMETER SIZE.~

Inch type . Over 0 Over 2 Over 3 Over 5 Over 6


I Over 7 Over 10 Over 12 Over
including including including including including including including including 16 in.
2 in. 3 in. 5 in. 6 in. 7 in. 10 in. 12 in. 16 in.
Metric type Over 0 Over 50 Over 80 Over 120 Over 150 Over 180 Over 250 Over 315 Over
including including including including including inclJding including including 40 mm.

-Total outside diameter


50 mm. 80 mm. 120 mm. 150 mm. 180 mm. 250 mm. 315 mm. 400 mm.

tolerance (inches) ·0002 1XlO3 ·0003 ·0004 ·0005 -0005 ·0005 ·0006 ·0007
&centricity : . (inches) ·0002 ·0003 ·0004 ·0004 ·0005 -0005 ·0006 -0007 ·0008
Parallelism of races . . (inches) ·0002 ·0002 ·0003 ·0003 ·0003 ·0004 ·0005 -0005 ·0006

I
Wobble or parallelism of
track to faces . ·0009
--
• (inches) -0003 ·0004 '()()()5 ·0005 ·0006 -0006 ·0007 ·0008
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composed of zirconium oxide stabilized with calcium carbide or mag- Mechanically propelled vehicles, tractors and lift trucks, not elseWh
nesium oxide or with calcium carbide and magnesium oxide. specified, possessing or built to current military specifications differinre
Machines and apparatus for the manufacture and testing of electronic materially from their normal civilian specifications. g
valves, the following: Ships, the following:
(a) Machines and apparatus specially designed for the manufacture and (a) Fishing vessels, and hulls therefor, designed for speeds of 17 knots
testing of the kinds of electronic valves, transistors and crystal diodes, or over when in full load (design) condition;
tincluding components and sub-assemblies therefor) described in (b) Tan~e~s capable of speeds above 18 knots when in full load (design)
Group F. condItIon; ,
(b) Machines and apparatus specially designed for the automatic or semi- (c) Vessels, seagoing (including coasters), not elsewhere specified and
automatic assembly or testing of electronic valves, transistors and hulls therefor, designed for speeds of 20 knots or over when i~ full
crystal diodes (including components and sub-assemblies therefor). load (design) condition;
Machines and apparatus of the kind used for making telecommunications (d) Icebreakers of 10,000 shaft horse-power and over;
cables, the following: (e) Warships, whether or not converted to civilian use, and regardless
(a) Machines of the kind specially designed for the manufacture of multi- of their state of repair or operating condition; and hulls or parts of
pair electric cables for telecommunications purposes: hulls for such vessels;
(1) Machines of the kind used for applying insulating material to (f) Vessels with h~lls and I:ropulsion machinery made wholly or primarily
conductors ; of non-magnetIc matenals;
(2) Machines of the kind used for laying conductors together or for (g) New vessels, with decks or platforms specially designed and
applying an insulating, separating, binding or identifying material strengthened to receive weapons.
thereto. [Note. The Admiralty or the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
(b) Machines of the kind specially designed for the manufacture of coaxial as appropriate, should be consulted ahout any vessels which contain any
electric cables: embargoed items or have arrangements for demagnetisation.]
(a) Machines of the kind used for applying insulating separators to
the inner conductor of air-spaced coaxial electric cables;
(b) Machines of the kind used for applying metal strip or sheet to Group F
form tne outer conductor of coaxial electric cables.
(c) Machines of the kind used for laying up or stranding conductors, Electronic Equipment including Communications and Radar
pairs, quads, multiple units thereof, or coaxial tubes, to form complete
cable covers or parts thereof. Amplifiers, not elsewhere specified, the following:
(d) Automatic apparatus for controlling the diameter or the eccentricity (a) Amplifiers designed to operate at frequencies in excess of 300 mega.
of extruded dielectric on wires and cables. cycles per second;
Printed circuit equipment, the following: (b) Amplifiers, tuned, having a bandwidth which exceeds 10 megacycles
Equipment specially designed to produce electronic assemblies: per second or 10 per cent. of the mean frequency, whichever is less.
(a) by depositing or printing on insulating panels including plates or ['Bandwidth' is defined as the band of frequencies over which the
wafers, or otherwise forming in situ, component parts other than power amplification does not drop to less than one-half of its maximum
basic wiring; value. 'Mean Frequency' is defined as the arithmetic mean between the
(b) by automatically inserting or soldering components on insulating frequencies at which the power amplification is one-half of its maximum
panels including plates or wafers, to which wiring is applied by value.]
printing or other means. (c) Amplifiers, untuned, having a bandwidth, as defined above, which
Rock drill bits, rotary type (Le. of a kind having cones or sections which exceeds 10 megacycles per second;
rotate separately and independently of the rotation of the body of the (d) Amplifiers, direct current, having a noise level (referred to the input
bit). circuit) of 10- watts or less and/or a zero drift in 1 hourcorresponding
J.O

to a change in input power of 10- ill watts or less.


Apparatus designed to jam or otherwise interfere with radio reception, and
Group E parts specially designed therefore
Apparatus of a kind used for detecting or locating objects under water by
Transport magnetic, acoustic or ultrasonic methods, and specialised components
Air<"raft, aero-engines and aircraft equipment, as follows: of such apparatus, except marine depth sounders of a kind used solely
(a) aircraft and aero-engines therefor, not elsewhere specified, except for measuring the depth of water or the distance of submerged objects
those which do not contain or incorporate any of the goods specified vertically below the apparatus.
in Group K and [Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for licences
(1) are of types and series which have been in normal civil use for more for horizontally-operating apparatus for fish-finding. ]
than 2 vears or Cables, electric, buoyant types, suitable for sweeping magnetic mines.
\2) being of types in normal civil use are less than 90,000 pounds Cables, coaxial type (including submarine types) specially designed for
empty weight (including normal minimum crew and normal telecommunications and radar purposes, except those specially designed
installations, but excluding fuel and payload) or in common use for domestic radio and television receivers.
(b) grnund and airborne equipment not elsewhere specified, developed • Capacitors, tantalum electrolytic, not elsewhere specified.
solely or used mainly for aircraft, other than ground or airborne Communications cable (including submarine cable) of any type containing
equipment of types in normal civil use. more than one pair of conductors and containing any conductor (single
Compas~es and gyroscopic equipment, the following: or stranded) exceeding 0·9 millimetre in diameter.
(a) gyro compasses, North-seeking only, possessing one or more of the [Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications fDJ' licences
following characteristics: for cables having the following characteristics:
(1) automatic correction for the effects on compass accuracy of (a) Cable containing not more than two pairs of conductors. .
changes in ship's speed, acceleration, or latitude, other than (b) Cable containing any conductor, single or stranded, not exceedIng
manuaUy set mechanical corrective devices; 1·4 millimetres in diameter.]
(2) pro"ision for accepting ship's data as an electrical input;
(3) provision for setting in corrections for current set and drift; Communication and detection equipm~nt of a kind using infra-red radiation
(4) utilisation of accelerometer, rate gyro, rate integrating gyros, or or ultrasonic waves, and specialized parts therefore
electrolytic levels as sensing devices; ·Communication equipment employing tropospheric or meteoric scatter
(5) provisions for determining and electrically transmitting ships phenomena and specially designed sub-assemblies, parts and test
level reference data (roll, pitch) in addition to own ship's course equipment therefore
data; Communication, navigation, direction finding and radar equipment, not
(b) pressure proof ship's course indicators for submarines; elsewhere specified, as follows:
(c) transmitting magnetic compasses specially designed for submarines; (a) Airborne communication equipment and specialized parts and com·
(d) gyro magnetic compasses; ponents therefore
(e) gyro stabilisers, except those for stabilising an entire surface vessel; [Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications fC)r
(f) automatic pilots, except marine types for surface vessels; licences for commercial airborne equipment containing none of the
(g) gyroscopes of very high precision and miniaturized gyroscopes following characteristics:
designed for use in ship inertia navigation systems or in the guidance (1) Designed to operate at frequencies greater than 156 megacycles
systems of weapons and military aircraft; per second; "
(h) specially designed parts and components for the above. (2) Designed for single side band operation;
Marine steam boilers designed to operate at temperatures of 1,100°F. and
above. (Continued on next page)
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Goods Subject to Embargo (Continued)


~re
(3) Incorporating facilities for the rapid selection of more than Electronic and precision instruments and apparatus, not elsewhere specified.
ng 50 channels per equipment; the following:
(4) Incorporating facilities for providing a multiplicity of alternative (a) Electronic instruments, the following:
output carrier frequencies controlled by a lesser number of (1) Frequency measuring equipment and frequency standards with an
piezo-electric crystals and not forming multiples of a common accuracy better than 0 ·00001 per cent.
control frequency; (2) Those operating at frequencies exceeding 300 megacycles per second.
n) (5) Pressurized by any method; (b) Oscilloscopes (cathode-ray) and specialized parts therefor, as follows:
(6) Rated for operation over a range of ambient temperatures (1) Oscilloscopes possessing any of the following characteristics:
ld extending from below -45°C. to above +75°C.] (i) a bandwidth greater than 12 megacycles per second (defined
ill (b) Airborne navigation equipment and direction finding equipment as as the band of frequencies over which the deflection on the.
follows: cathode ray tube does not fall below 70·7 per cent. of that
(1) Designed to make use of Doppler frequency phenomena; at the maxioUffi point, measured with a constant input voltage
ss (2) Utilizing the constant velocity and/or the rectilinear propagation to the amplifier);
of characteristics of electromagnetic waves having frequency less (ii) a time base shorter than 0·04 microseconds per centimetre;
than 4 X 1014 cycles per second (0·75 microns). (iii) containing or designed for: (a) the use of one or more cathode
Iy [Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications ray tubes having three or more electron guns or (b) three or
for licences for commercial airborne equipment provided that more cathode ray tubes;
Id such equipments are not designed to make use of hyperbolic grids (iv) employing accelerating potentials in excess of 5,000 volts;
based on the constant velocity and/or the rectilinear propagation (2) Specialized parts and accessories as follows:
n, characteristics of electromagnetic waves of frequencies greater Amplifiers and pre-amplifiers having a bandwidth (defined in
ly
than 3 megacycles per second.] (1) (i) above) greater than 12 megacycles per second.
(3) Pulse modulated altimeters; Electronic vacuum tubes or valves of the following descriptions:
(4) Direction finding equipment operating at frequencies greater than (a) (1) Cathode ray tubes specially designed or in use for radar equipment
5 megacycles per second; described above (see 'Communication, navigation, direction finding
(c) Airborne radar equipment; and radar equipment');
(d) Ground and marine radar equipment, as follows: (2) Cathode ray tubes with'writingspeeds of more than 3,000 kilometres
(1) Radar equipment, not elsewhere specified, other than those normal per second;
equipments designed for pulse operation at frequencies between (3) With three or more electron guns;
1,300 megacycles per second and 1,660 megacycles per second, (b) Thyratron and modulator gas-discharge tubes, as follows:
2,700 megacycles per second and 3,900 megacycles per second, or (1) Those rated for continuous operation with peak current and peak
8,500 megacycles per second and 10,000 megacycles per second, voltage exceeding 100 amperes and 9,000 volts at a pulse repetition
having in the case of marine radar, a peak output power to the frequency of 200 or more pulses per second;
aerial system .less than 50 kilowatts or, in the case of ground- (2) I1ydrogen thyratrons of any rating.
based radar, having a peak output power to the aerial system less [Note. A thyratron is defined as any hot cathode gas filled tube
than 50 kilowatts and a range less than 50 nautical miles (the containing three or more electrodes in ,vhich anode current flow
50 nautical miles range is intended to refer to the maximum usable is initiated by a control electrode.]
range on the largest size heavier-than-air target); (c) Valves whose output-input ratio at 300 megacycles per second is 50 per
(2) Radar equipment incorporating permanent echo cancellation cent. or more of the output-input ratio at 20 megacycles per second
facilities and/or aerials ·with circular polarization; when measured under the same operating voltages and load impedance;
(3) Radar equipment utilizing other than conventional pulse modulation (d) Valves of a kind specially designed for use at frequencies of more than
and signal processing techniques; 300 megacycles per second;
(4) Ground direction finding equipment operating at frequencies (e) Indirectly heated valves of a kind that can be passed through a circular
greater than 5 megacycles per second; hole 7·2 millimetres in diameter.
(e) Ground and marine equipment for use with airborne navigation equip- (f) Valves designed to withstand (i) sinusoidal vibration of greater th...
ment utilizing the constant velocity and/or the rectilinear propagation 2 g for continuous periods in excess of 20 hours at frequencies between
characteristics of electromagnetic waves having frequency less than 25 and 170 cycles per second, or to withstand (ii) acceleration of short
4 X 101~ cycles per second (0·75 microns); duration (shock) greater than 1,000 g;
[Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for (g) Valves constructed with a ceramic envelope.
licences for equipment which is not designed to make use of hyperbolic (h) Valves designed for operation in ambient temperatures exceed.inl
grids based on the constant velocity and/or the rectilinear propagation 100 oe.
characteristics of electromagnetic waves of frequencies greater than (i) Amplifier klystrons;
3'0 megacycles per second.] (D Travelling wave tubes;
(f) Specialized parts, specialized accessories and specialized testing or (k) Image converters and electronic storage tubes including memol"J
calibrating equipment, not elsewhere specified, for the apparatus transformers of radar pictures and ruggedized photo-conductive-type
listed in (b) to (e) above. tubes (excluding commercial standard television broadcasting camera
'Components, electronic, not elsewhere specified, capable of reliable per- tubes and commercial standard X-ray amplifier tubes).
formance in relation to their electrical and mechanical characteristics (I) Photo-cells as follows:
and maintaining their design service life-time while operating: (1) Photo-electric cells, photo-conductive cells (including photo--
(a) over the whole range of ambient temperatures extending from belo,,' transistors and similar cells) with a peak sensitivity at a wavelength
-45°C. to above +100°C.; or longer than 12,000 Angstrom units;
(b) at ambient temperatures of 200°C. or higher. (2) Photo-transistors (photo-conductive cells including photo-diodes)
with a response time constant of 1 milli-second or less measured
Condenser tissue, that is, synthetic film for dielectric use, of 0 ·0015 inch at the operating temperature of the cell for which the time constant
(0'038 millimetre) or less in thickness. reaches the minimum.
Crystal signal diodes (excluding photodiodes) and parts specially designed (m) Photo-multiplier tubes:
therefor, the following: (i) with all the following characteristics for a colour temperature of
(a) Point contact type diodes suitable for use at frequencies higher than 2,350 degrees Kelvin: sensitivity exceeding the figure of 60 micro-
300 megacycles per second; amperes per lumen, overall gain for a mean output current of
(b) Junction type diodes, in which the basic semiconductor material is 1 milIiampere exceeding 108 , dark current plus noise less than
other than germanium; 5 X 10-18 ampere mean per square centimetre of active cathode
(c) Junction type diodes, in which the basic semiconductor material is surface;
germanium, and which are suitable for use at frequencies higher than (ii) Photo-multiplier tubes of all types for which the maximum
50 megacycles per second; sensitivity occurs at wavelengths longer than 7,500 Angstrom
units;
Electric-impulse generators of a kind used for providing recurring impulses (n) X-ray tubes, flash discharge types.
of peak power exceeding 150 kilowatts or of a duration of less than
1/10th microsecond, and pulse transformer and pulse forming equip- *'Equipment designed to provide secrecy facilities on either voice or telegraph,
ment, and delay lines being parts specially designed for such modulators. line or radio communication circuits other than those systems making
use of frequency inversions or band scrambling techniques.
E1ect)romagnetic waveguides ~nd components therefor, as follows: Line communic~.tion transmission equipment, the following:
(a: F~rrite waveguide components for use at all frequencies; (a) Terminal 2.nd intermediate repeater or amplifier equipment designed
(h) Rigid waveguides for use at frequencies in excess of 12,500 megacycles
per second.
(r) Flexible w~veguides of all types. (Continued on next pagt!)
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to deliver, carry or receive frequencies higher than 16 kilocycles per (3) designed to operate with collector voltages greater than .i-() Yolts.
second into, or in, a line communication system; (4) designed to operate with mean collector currents g'reater thQ
(b) Multi-channel telegraph terminal transmitting and receiving equip- 3 amperes.
ment;
(c) Specialized components, accessories, and sub-assemblies for the
above equipment. Group G
[Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for licences Scientific Instruments and Apparatus, Servomechanisnts
for equipment having the following characteristics:
(a) Terminal and intermediate repeater or amplifier equipment designed and Photographic Equipment
to deliver, carry, or receive not more than 60 voice channels of 4 kilo-
cycles per second each; Acceleration tubes and focusing tubes of the kinds used in mass sPectrometera
(b) Multi-channel telegraph terminal transmitting or receiving equip- or mass spectrographs.
ment transmitting or receiving not more than 6 channels and/or Balances of a sensitivity of 0·1 microgram or better.
designed for a speed not exceeding 200 words per minute or 150 Cent:i~gal Testing Apparatus possessing any of the following character.
bauds, whichever is the less (excepting equipment operating at a speed IStICS:
of 300 bauds where the corresponding number of words does not (a) driven by a motor or motors having a total rated horsepower greater
exceed 65 words per minute); than 400 h.p.;
(c) Specialized components, accessories, and sub-assemblies for the (b) capable of carrying a load of 250 Ibs. or more;
above equipment.] (c) capable of exerting a centrifugal acceleration of 8 or more 'g' 0Il a
-Materials designed and manufactured for use as absorbers of electro- load of 200 Ibs. or more.
magnetic waves having frequencies greater than 2 X 108 cycles per Computors, electronic, other than business type nlachines, accountinc
second, and less than 3 X 1012 cycles per second. machines and statistical calculating machines.
Piezo-electric quartz crystals, blanks, plates, bars and rods, worked or Control equipment, the following:
unworked, mounted or unmounted. (a) Synchros, as follows:
Radio receivers, panoramic, being receivers which search automatically a (1) Control types (transmItters, differential transmitters and trans-
part of the radio frequency spectrum and indicate the signals received, formers) rated to have an electrical error of 18 minutes or lees
and parts specially designed for such receivers; when tested by the proportional voltage method);
(2) Torque types:
Radio relay communications equipment and specialized components and (i) Transmitters and differential transmitters rated to have aa
sub-assemblies therefor, other than short range and low power links electrical error of 18 minutes or less when tested by the pro.
for transmissions between camera or studio and the television trans- portional voltage method;
mitter. (ii) Receivers and differential receivers rated to have an accuracy of
Radio spectrum analysers, being apparatus capable of indicating the single- 1·5 degrees or less when tested by the dynamic method.
frequency components of multi-frequency oscillations, designed to (b) Resolvers, including single-phase/single-phase, single-phase/two-plwe,
operate at frequencies in excess of 300 megacycles per second; and two-phase/rn'o-phase, and three-phase/two-phase types as follows:
parts specially designed therefor. (1) With a rated electrical error of 0·5 degree or less;
Radio transmitters and components, not elsewhere specified in this Group, (2) With a rated perpendicularity error between axes of 10 minutes
the following: or less;
(a) Transmitters or transmitter amplifiers designed to operate: (3) With a rated null voltage of 10 millivolts or less per maximum
(1) at output carrier frequencies between 108 and 156 megacycles volt output.
per second; (c) Amplifiers, electronic or magnetic, designed for use with resolyers,
[Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications the following:
for licences for equipment containing none of the characteristics (1) Isolation types;
mentioned under sub-item (b).] (2) Summing types.
(2) At output carrier frequencies greater than 223 megacycles per (d) Linear induction potentiometers, as follows:
second other than television broadcasting transmitters and ampli- (1) With a rated linearity of 1 per cent. or less;
fiers therefor operating between 470 and 585 megacycles per (2) With a rated null voltage of 10 miIlivolts or less per maximum
second or between 610 and 940 megacycles per second; volt output.
(b) Transmitters or transmitter amplifiers designed to provide any of the (e) Induction rate generators, as follows:
following features: (1) With a rated linearity of 1 per cent. or less;
(1) Any system of pulse modulation (this does not include amplitude, (2) With a rated signal-to-noise ratio of 50/1 or greater;
frequency, or pulse modulated television); (3) All temperature-compensated or temperature-corrected types.
(2) Special facilities to give continuous operation (on any carrier (f) Servo motors (gear-head or plain), as follows:
frequency outside the internationally agreed broadcasting bands) (1) Designed to operate from power sources of more than 300 cycles
in inter-connection with land-line telephone circuits or switch- per second;
boards, e.g. voice-operated gain-adjusting circuits, automatic (2) Designed to have a torque-to-inertia ratio of 3,500 radians per
volume compression and expansion circuits, and automatic second per second or greater.
monitoring; (g) Potentiometers, as follows:
(3) Rapid selection of more than 20 channels; (1) Linear potentiometers with a rated linearity of 0'1 per cent. or
(4) Rated for operation over a range of ambient temperatures extending less;
from below --45°C. to above +75°C. ; (2) Non-linear potentiometers with a rated confonnity of t per cent.
(5) Facilities providing a multiplicity of alternative output carrier or less.
frequencies controlled by a lesser number of piezo-electric crystals Cyclotron, belt-type electrostatic generators (Van de Graft' machines),
and not fonning multiples of a common control frequency; synchro-cyc1otrons, betatrons, synchrotons, linear accelerators and
(c) Components and sub-assemblies, including modulators and modula- other electronuclear machines capable of imparting energies greater
tion amplifiers, specially designed for use in transmitters covered by than 1,000,000 electron volts to a nuclear particle or an ion (except 8uc.h
sub-items (a) and (b). electronuclear machines specially designed for use in medical diagnOSli
Telegraph apparatus designed for the transnlission or reception of messages and therapy); and magnets specially designed for such electronuckat
at a speed exceeding 200 words per minute or 150 bauds, whichever is machines.
the less; (excepting equipment operating at a speed of 300 bauds where Fluorimeters of the kinds in which ultra-violet light is used as the exci~
the corresponding number of words does not exceed 65 words per source and photomultiplier tubes or photo-cells are used as the detedlDI
minute); and parts and accessories specially designed therefor; or amplifying devices.
Transistors and related devices (or related semi-conductor amplifying devices
such as fieldistors, spacistors and technetrons) and specialized parts
therefor, the following:
(a) of any type using a basic semi-conductor material other than ger-
Ion microscopes having a resolving power better than 10 Angstrom unite.
Ion separators, electro-magnetic, including mass spectrographs and
spectrometers.
Ill-
manium; Leak-detecting instruments of the mass spectrometer type.
(b) having any of the following characteristics: Magnetic recorders or reproducers (other than those designed fCV' voice or
(1) designed to be capable of operation at alpha cut-off frequencies music) and parts and recording media specially designed therefor.
greater than 20 megacycles per second;
(2) designed to have a collector dissipation in excess of 100 milIiwatts
at alpha cut-off frequencies greater than 500 kilocycles per second; (Continued on next~)
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Magnetometers of the following types: Ferro...tantalum;
(a) Fluxgate; . Ferro-uranium.
(b) Electron beam sensmg; Fissionable materials, the following: plutonium, uranium enriched in the
(c) Paramagnetic (i.e. in which changes in magnetic field strength are isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and materials artificially enriched by
sensed by measurement of the effects of such changes in the electron any of the foregoing.
spin phenomena); Lithium metal.
(d) Nucleonic;
and parts specially designed therefore Lithium ores and concentrates.
Measurin~ a,nd counting apparatus, not elsewhere specified, of following Magnetic materials in any form having:
descnptlons: (i) initial permeability 50,000 or over; or
(a) Time interval measuring equipment with self-contained reference (H) remanance 98 per cent. of maximum flux or over; or
frequency, having one or both of the following characteristics: (iii) a composition capable of an energy product (as measured whcto
(1) capable of measuring time intervals of one-tenth second or less using a properly heat-treated test bar) greater than 6 X 10' pussesj
with an error not exceeding 1 micro-second plus 0·001 per cent. of oersteds, or containing more than 25 per cent. cobalt; or
the interval measured; (iv) core loss of 0'45 watt per lb. when B equals 13)000 gausaes at SO
(2) incorporating counting circuits capable of counting at rates in cycles per second or less, for silicon steels;
excess of 1 megacycle per second; or when they are in the form of sheet or strip, a thickness of 0·0004 in.
(b) Counting equipment capable of counting at rates in excess of 1 mega- or less.
cycle per second. Mercury.
Photographic apparatus, the following: Metals in the form of angles, anodes) bars (including busbars, notched bars,
(1) High speed cameras capable of recording at rates in excess of 250)000 sheet bars and wire bars), billets, blocks, blooms, cakes, castings and
frames per second. forgings, cathodes, channels, circles, discs, dust, flakes, foil, grains,
(2) High speed cinematograph cameras as follows: granules, ingots, ingot bars, lumps, pellets, pigs, pipes) plates, powder,
(a) Cinematograph cameras employing film of a width of 35 mm. or pressings and stampings, ribbons, rods (including welding electrodes
less, capable of recording at rates in excess of 3,000 frames per and rods, wire rods and rolled wire), sections, shapes, sheets, shot,
second using as the lighting source a steady light flo\v; slabs, sticks, strip, sponge, tubes (including tube rounds, sqUare&
(b) Cinematograph cameras employing film of a width of 35 mm. or and hollows), wire (drawn or extruded, bare, whether stranded or
less, capable of recording at rates in excess of 10,000 frames per not, including cables, ropes and spirals), as follows:
second using as the lighting source flash apparatus connected to Alloy steels containing by weight 50 per cent. or more of iron or steel
the unwinding system; and one or more of the following constituents:
(c) Cinematograph cameras employing film wider than 35 mm. and (a) 10 per cent. or more of molybdenum;
capable of recording at rates exceeding 64 frames per second. (b) 5 per cent. or more of molybdenum and more than 14 per cent. of
(3) Photographic microflash apparatus capable of giving a flash of 1/100,000 chromium;
second or shorter duration at a minimum recurrent frequency of 200 (c) 6 per cent. or more of cobalt, except permanent magnetic materials
flashes per second. with a cobalt content of 25 per cent. or less; ,
Positive-ion sources suitable for use in cyclotrons, mass spectrometers and (d) 1·5 per cent. or more of niobium or tantalum;
the like. (e) 35 per cent. or more of nickel;
(f) 35 per cent. or more of alloying elements (other than iron) one of
Ra<iiation detection instruments and components, designed or capable of which is nickel;
being adapted for the detection or measurement of nuclear radiation, (g) Precipitation hardening steels containing 4 per cent. or more of
the following: nickel.
Amplifiers designed for use in nuclear measurements, including linear Beryllium and alloys containing by weight more than 50 per cent. of
amplifiers, pre-amplifiers and distributed chain amplifiers; beryllium, other than windows for medical X-ray machines.
Coincidence units for use with Geiger-Muller or proportional counters; Cobalt (including scrap).
Electroscopes and electrometers, including dosimeters other than Germanium of a resistivity of 50 ohms per centimetre, or more.
(i) student types; (ii) simple metal leaf electroscopes; (iii) dosimeters Magnesium alloys containing by weight one or more of the following
specially designed for use with medical X-ray equipment; and (iv) constituents:
electro-static measuring instruments; (a) 0·4 per cent. or more of zirconium;
Equipment, not elsewhere specified, for health monitoring against radia- (b) 1 .5 per cent. or more of thorium;
tion hazards, other than photographic film and equipment containing it; (c) 1·0 per cent. or more of cerium mischmetall.
Geiger-Muller counter tubes and proportional counters; Molybdenum and alloys, not elsewhere specified, containing by weight
Instruments capable of measuring a current of less than one micro... 20 per cent. or more of molybdenum, except cleaned wire with a diameter
microampere; not more than 500 microns and which, after being fully annealed, has
Ionization chambers; an elongation factor not more than 5 per cent. for diameters up to
Ionization measuring equipment suitable for the radiation survey of 200 microns and not more than 10 per cent. for diameters from 200 to
terrain and plant sites; 500 microns.
Neutron counters containing boron, boron trifluoride, or hydrogen; Nickel based alloys containing by weight 32 per cent. or more of nickel.
Electron multiplier units activated by positive ions; Niobium and alloys containing by weight 50 per cent. or more of niobium.
Quenching units for Geiger-Muller counters; Tantalum. [Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applica-
Resistors of resistance of not less than 1,000 megohms; tions for licences in respect of surgical forms of the metal.]
Scaling units and rate meters, suitable for use in radiation detection; Titanium and alloys containing by weight 50 per cent. or more of titanium.
Scintillation counters incorporating a photomultiplier tube; Thorium and alloys containing by weight t· 5 per cent. or more of thorium.
Scintillation counter phosphors, the following: single crystals and scintilla- Uranium and alloys containing uranium.
tion phosphors for use in radiation detection instruments, of volume
greater than 1 C. in. (16 cu. cm.); Minerals, raw and treated, and residues, slag and tailings thereof, which
Valves (tubes), electrometer, designed to handle input currents less than contain by weight 0 '05 per cent. or more of uranium or thorium or
1 micro-microampere. any combination thereof, including:
Carnotite, pitchblende and monazite sand and other orea containing
uranium or thorium.
Ores and concentrates, the following:
Beryllium (other than gem grade beryl);
Cobalt (including residue and arsenical crystals);
Group H Nickel (including primary residues and matte);
Niobium;
Metals, Minerals and Metal Manufactures Tantalum.
Platinum clad molybdenum pipes and tubing.
Boron element (metal), and alloys containing by weight 10 per cent. or
Silicon of a purity of 99·9 per cent. or more.
more of boron, in all forms.
Boron minerals, crude and refined. Tungsten wirt' and filament, as follows:
(a) Tungsten wire and cut coils, coated;
FeFrro~alloys whether briquetted or not, the following: (b) Tungsten wire in cut coils, uncoated, other thatl:
erro-boron ·
Ferro-niobi~ · (1) coiled coil filaments;
Ferro-niobium:tantalum .
Ferro-molybdenum: ' (Continued on ne'll paR-)
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Goods Subject to Embargo (Continutcl)


(2) single coil lamp filaments with any of the following character- Silicone fluids and greases, the following:
istics: Halogenated silicone fluids;
(i) being set or sintered; Lubricating greases capable of operating at temperatures of 180 0 C 0
(li) having a diameter of 19 microns or less; higher and having a drop point to 220°C. or higher. . r
(ill) having a diameter of 250 microns or more and a length not Stabilizers for explosives, the following:
exceeding 100 mm. Ethyl and methyl centralites;
(c) Tungsten wire, uncoated, other than wire of a diameter less than Diphenylamine;
600 microns, having a tensile strength of not more than 35 grammes NN-diphenylurea (unsymmetrical diphenylurea);
per milligramme (140 kg. per square mm.) (the test to be carried out Methyl-NN-diphenylurea (methyl unsymmetrical diphenylurea);
on wire previously drawn to 180 microns or less and heated for Ethyl-NN-diphenylurea (ethyl unsymmetrical diphenylurea);
10 minutes in a hydrogen atmosphere at 2,100°C.). Ethyl phenyl urethane;
Woven wire mesh composed of wire containing 95 per cent. or more of Diphenyl urethane;
. nickel and containing 60 or more wires per linear centimetre. Diortho tolyl-urethane;
Zirconium metal and alloys containing by weight more than 50 per cent. 2-Nitrodiphenylamine;
zirconium, in which the ratio of hafnium content to zirconium content p-NitromethyIaniline.
is less than one part to 500 parts by weight, and manufactures wholly
thereof. Tetrafluoroethylene, polytetrafluoroethylene and manufactures wholly
thereof.
Trifluorochloroethylene, polytrifluorochloroethylene and manufactures
wholly thereof.

Group I
Group J
Chemicals, Plastics and Synthetic Rubbers
Petroleum Products, Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
Alkyl polysulphide liquid polYmers (other than water dispersions). (see also Group I)
Boron compounds and mixtures, not elsewhere specified, the following:
(a) Boric acid and the ammonium, calcium, !I1a~esium, potas~ium ~nd Fuels for aircraft turbine engines, the following:
sodium salts thereof, and esters of borIC aCId, but not IncludIng (a) Wide cut gasoline types;
perborates; (b) Kerosene types having a freezing point below -76°F. (-60°C.);
(b) Boric oxide; (c) High flash kerosene types having a minimum flash point of 140°F.
(c) Boron trichloride and its complexes; (60°C.);
(d) Boron trifluoride and its complexes; (d) Any liquid fuel, including petroleum, which contains high energy
(e) Fluoroborates; components or compounds thereof, having a gross calorific value.of
(f) Other boron compounds and mixtures containing by weight an not less than 23,400 B.Th.lT./Ib.
aggregate of 10 per cent. or more of boron, whether in combined or High octane blending agents for aircraft fuels, the following:
elemental (metallic) forms, but excluding: (a) Alk)'lates, aviation grade;
metal borates other than those specified at (a) above; (b) I sopentane;
perborates. (c) N eohexane.
Bromine trifluoride. Hydraulic fluids, petroleum based, having a kinematic viscosity of 4·6 centi-
Chlorine trifluoride. stokes or greater at 210°F. (9S·9°C.) and a pour point of -30°F.
Compounds of uranium or thorium other than medicinal preparations. (-34·4°C.) or lower and a viscosity index of 130 or higher.
Compounds, the following: Hydraulic fluids, synthetic, having a viscosity of not more than 4,000 centi-
Beryllium. stokes· at -65 ·2°F. (-54°C.) and not less than 1'5 centistokes at
Cobalt, other than paint driers, organic artificial colouring matters and +302°F. (+150°C.).
paint pigments. Lubricating oils and greases) synthetic (ester type), being, or containing:
Germanium, having a resistivity of 50 ohms per centimetre or more. (a) Esters of dibasic asturated aliphatic acids combined with saturated
Molybdenum disulphide, of a purity not less than 86 per cent. aliphatic monohydric alcohols, where both of the two constituents
Tantalum. contain six or more carbon atoms;
Zirconium in which the ratio of hafnium content to zirconium content is (b) Esters of dibasic saturated aliphatic acids combined with polyglycols,
less than 1 part to 500 parts by weight. when one or both of the two constituents contain six or more carbon
Deuterium and compounds, mixtures and solutions containing deuterium, atoms;
including heavy water and heavy paraffin, in which the ratio of deuterium (c) Fluoro-alcohoI esters;
atoms to hydrogen atoms exceeds 1 :5,000 by number. other than oils and greases containing not less than 50 per cent. by
Diethylene triamine. weight of neutral castor oil or not less than 50 per cent. by weight of
Fluorinated hydrocarbons, the following: castor oil and petroleum oil together.
Monochlorotrifluoromethane;
Dichloromonofluoromethane;
Monochlorodifluoromethane;
Trichlorotrifluoroethane; Group K
Dichlorotetrafluoroethane;
Trichlorodifluoroethane; Arms, Munitions, Military Equipment and Machinery etc.
Difluoroethane; Specially Designed for their Production
Monochlorodifluoroethane.
Aircraft and helicopters, of the piloted or pilotless types and aero-eng!nes
Fluorinated silicone rubbers and other fluorinated elastomeric materials, and aircraft equipment, associated equipment and components, speCially
and such organic intermediates for their manufacture as contain tOper designed for military purposes.
cent. or more of combined fluorine.
Articles (including vehicles) not elsewhere specified, specially designed od
Fluorine. adapted for military use, and all specifically designed components an
Guanidine nitrate. parts therefor. .
Hydrazine hydrate, unsymmetrical dimethyl hydrazine. Arms, missiles and munitions; and components and parts specially designed
Hydrogen peroxide solutions containing by weight 50 per cent. or more therefor.
hydrogen peroxide. [Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for
licences to export small quantities of small arms such as rifles, shotgun
Lead thiocyanate.
Lithium compounds.
carbines or pistols designed for sporting or ornamental purposes, an d
ammunition therefor.]
Materials, suitable for use in refractories, composed of 97 per cent. or more Biological and chemical materials adapted for use in war to p~oduce
by weight of beryllium oxide, magnesium oxide or zirconium oxide, casualties in men or animals, or to damage crops; equipment spectficallY
or composed of zirconium oxide stabilized with calcium carbide or designed and intended (a) for their dissemination, and (b) f'tr de!enc
magnesium oxide or calcium carbide and magnesium oxide. against such materials; and components and parts specially deslgne d
Picric acid. therefore
S odium azide. (Continued at foot of next page)