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Revised List of Goods Subject to Embargo for Soviet Bloc and China
'A'NUMBER of further routine amendments have been made to the M.L. 5. Fire control equipment and range finders, as follows.
list of goods subject to embargo and the. revised list is set out below. (a) Fire control, gun laying, night sighting, missile track~
guidance equipment; and
The list consolidates and supersedes the embargo lists (b) Range, position and height finders, and spotting instnun
previously published in the Board of Trade Journal on August 15 specially designed for military purposes; enb
and August 22, 1958, and January 2 and June 12, 1959. (c) Aiming devices, electronic, gyroscopic, acoustic and Opti.1
specially designed for military purposes; c~,
The embargo list relates to those goods which, for reasons of (d) Bomb sights, bombing computers, gun sights and periscoPes
national security, are normally prohibited for export to the following specially designed for military purposes; I

countries: Albania, Bulgaria, China, Czechoslovakia, the Eastern (e) Television sighting units specially designed for military purposes
Zone of Germany, Hungary, North Korea, North Vietnam, Poland, and inertial platforms; ,
Roumania, the Soviet Union and Tibet. (f) Components, parts, accessories, and attachments specially design'
for the articles enumerated in sub-items (a), (b), (c), (d) and ~
The list is published for the general information and guidance of above. I

traders and does not itself have force of law; it is not a complete list M.L.6. Tanks and vehicles specially designed for military purposes
of goods subject to licensing control. Traders should refer to the as follows,: I

Export of Goods (Control) Order, 1959, as amended, and the (a) Tanks and self-propelled guns;
Strategic Goods (Control) Order, 1959, as amended, for the (b) Military type armed or armoured vehicles, and vehicles fitted wit~
complete schedules of goods which require licensing. mountIngs for arms;
(c) Armoured railway trains;
The list is set out in a different form from that in which it has (d) Military half tracks;
been previously published and in a number of cases extra detail (e) Military type recovery vehicles;
has been added to assist exporters. Serial numbers have also been (f) Gun carriers and tractors specially designed for towing artillery'
included as a means of ready identification and reference. New items (g) Trailers specially designed to carry ammunition; ,
and items in which effective changes have been made since the last publica- (h) Amphibious and deep water fording military vehicles;
(i) Military mobile repair shops specially designed to service rnilitali'
tion are sidelined. Four items have been deleted; these are milling equipment; I,

machines for aircraft spars, germanium, cobalt compounds and (j) All other specially designed military vehicles;
petroleum based hydraulic fluids. (k) Pneumatic tyre casings (excluding tractor and farm implement
types), of a kind specially constructed to be bullet proof or to run
It is proposed to amend the relevant statutory Orders to take when deflated;
account of these changes as soon as possible; in the meantime the (1) All specially designed components and parts for the foregoing.
Export Licensing Branch will, on application, issue licences for those M.L. 7. Toxicological agents, as follows:
items which are no longer embargoed. (a) Biological, chemical and radio-active materials adapted for Use in
General inquiries about the embargo should be addressed war to produce casualties in men or animals, or to damage crops:
to the Commercial Relations and Exports Department, Board (b) Equipment specially designed and intended for the dissemination
of the materials described in sub-item (a);
of Trade, Horse Guards Avenue, London, S.W.I. (Telephone: (c) Equipment specially designed and intended for defence against
Trafalgar 8855, Ext. 7843 or 2632), or to the appropriate Pro- the materials described in sub-item (a), and for their detection and
duction Department. Applications for export or transhipment identification;
licences should be addressed to the Export Licensing Branch, (d) Components and parts specially designed for the items listed in
Board of Trade, Gavrelle House, 2 Bunhill Row, E.C.I (Tele- (b) and (c) above.
phone: Monarch 4071), from whom further copies of the list IVI.L. 8. Powders, explosives and propellants, as follows:
may be obtained, and of whom inquiry should be made in (a) Powders and liquid or solid propellants for the articles enumeratea
any case of doubt as to whether export licences are required. in Items Nos. 3, 4 and 7;
(b) Military high explosives;
(c) Chemical base high energy solid or liquid fuels specially made
Group A for military purposes;
(d) Fuming nitric acid.
Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for
Munitions List licences for the export of propellants and explosives normally used for
civilian or industrial purposes or made into cartridges or charges of an
M.L. 1. Small arms and machine guns, as follows: exclusively civilian or industrial nature.
(a) Rifles, carbines, revolvers, pistols, machine pistols and machine
guns; M.L. 9• Vessels of war, and special naval equipment, as follows: ,
(b) All specially designed components and parts therefore (a) Combatant vessels or vessels designed for offensive or defensJ\'f
Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for action (surface or under-water);
licences to export small quantities of small arms such as rifles, shotguns, (b) (i) Diesel engines of 1,500 horse power and over with r.ota~
carbines or pistols designed for sporting or ornamental purposes, and speed of 700 revolutions per minute or over, specially deslgnro
ammunition therefor. for submarines; .
(ii) Electric motors specially designed for submarines, I.e. o~:;
M.L. 2. Artillery and projectors, as follows: 1,000 horse power quick reversing type, liquid cooled jjJlJ
(a) Guns, howitzers, cannon, mortars, tank destroyers, rocket launchers, totally enclosed; .
military flame throwers, recoilless rifles; (c) Magnetic, pressure, and acoustic underwater detection de'lce!
(b) Military smoke, gas and pyrotechnic projectors; specially designed for military purposes; specialized controls ana
(c) All specially designed comp~nents and parts for the foregoing. components thereof;
M.L. 3. Ammunition, and all specially designed components and (d) Submarine and torpedo nets; 0

parts thereof, for the weapons enumerated under items 1 and 2. (e) Components, parts, accessories and attachments for the fo:ego,
See Note to Item 1 above. such as turrets, naval gun mounts, submarine batteries an
catapults. .
M.L. 4., Bombs, torpedoes, rockets and missiles guided or unguided, M.L. 10. Aircraft and helicopters, piloted or pilotless, and aero-eng~e!
as follows: and aircraft equipment, associated equipment and components, specla1I:
(a) Bombs, torpedoes, grenades (including smoke grenades), smoke designed for military purposes, as follows: ., ,
canisters, rockets, mines, missiles, guided or unguided, depth (a) Combat aircraft and other aircraft specially designed for rot~,
charges, fire bombs, incendiary bombs; and all specially designed purposes, including military reconnaissance» assault, mIlt ~I
components and parts therefof; training and logistic support, and all aircraft having special st~ctu~~
(b) Apparatus and devices specially designed for the handling, features such as multiple hatches, special doors, ramps, reuu.O! ri
control, activation, launching, laying, sweeping, discharging, floors and the like for transporting and airdropping troops, rolli~J
detonation or detection of items enumerated in sub-item (a); equipment and supplies; aero-engines specially designed or p01 a:a
and 'all specially designed components and parts therefor; for use with such aircraft, and specialized component parts ~ er::~
(c) Military' fuel thickeners specially formulated for the purpose of (b) Airborne equipment, including airborne refuelling ~qUIP~ tDt
producing materials which, when added to petroleum products, specially designed for use with the aircraft and the engmes 0
provide a gel-type incendiary material for use in bombs, projectiles,
Same throwers or other implements of war. (Continued on next pall)
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types of aircraft covered by sub-item (a) and specialized component (b) Natural uranium, unwrought or wrought, including alloys and
parts thereof; . . .. compounds of natural uranium, having an uranium content expeed..
) Pressure refuellers, pressure refuelltng equipment, equipment ing 0·05 per cent., excepting medicinals;
(c s ecially designed to facilitate operatio?S in confined areas .and (c) Uranium, 233, alloys containing uranium 233 and compounds of
~ound equipment not elsewhere speCified, developed speCially uranium 233 ;
for aircraft, aircraft engines and balloons covered by sub-items (a) (d) Uranium enriched in 'the isotope 235 J alloys containing uranium
enriched in the isotope 235, and compounds of uranium enriched
and (e); h' . d' I . ~ in the isotope 235;
(d) Pressurized breat Ing eqUIpment an partla pressure SUitS lor
use in aircraft; anti- 'G' suits; military crash helmets; parachutes (e) Irradiated uranium containing plutonium;
used for combat personnel, cargo-dropping, ~nd aircraft de~el~ra­ (f) Plutonium, alloys containing plutonium and compounds containing
tion' liquid oxygen converters used for aircraft and missIles; plutonium;
catapults and cartridge ac.tuated devices utilized in emergency (g) Thorium, unwrought or wrought, and alloys and compounds
escape of personnel from aIrcraft; containing thorium, excluding alloys containing less than 1'5 per
(e) Non-expansive balloons in excess of 3,000 cubic feet capacity. cent. of thorium by weight, and ex~ep~ medicinals;
M.L. 11. Electronic equipment specially designed for military use; (h) Irradiated thorium containing uranium 233.
and components and parts therefor. , A.E. 5.. Deuterium and compounds, mixtures and solutions containing
deuterium, including heavy water and heavy paraffins, in which the, ratio
M L 12 photographic equipment as follows: of deuterium atoms to hydrogen atoms exceeds 1 :5,000 by number.
(a)' (i) Air reconnaissa?-~e cameras and associated equ~pment designed
and used for mIlitary purposes; A.E.6. Tetrafluoroethylene, polymerized or not; and manufactures
(ii) Film processing and printing machines designed and used for wholly thereof. '
military purposes; A.E. 7. Trifluorochloroethylene, polymerized or not; and man\lfactures
(b) Other cameras and other devices recording on film specially wholly thereof.
designed and used for military purposes, and specialized equipment A.E. 8. Zirconium metal, alloys containing more than 50 per cent.
designed to make the recorded information militarily useful; zirconium by weight, and compounds, fu which the ratio of hafnium
(c) All specially designed components and parts for the foregoing. content to zirconium content is less than one part to 500 parts by weight;
M.L.13. Special armoured equipment as follows: and manufactures wholly thereof.
(a) Armour plate; A.E. 9. Nickel wire containing 95 per cent. or more nickel, 0·10 milli..
(b) Military helmets; metre or less in diameter.
:ment (c) Bodv arnlour and flak suits;
(d) Components and parts specially designed for equipment in (c) A.E.10. Woven wire mesh composed of wire containing 95 per cent.
orun or more nickel and containing 60 or more wires per linear centimetre.
M.L. 14. Specialized military training equipment as follows: A.E. 11. Nickel powder.
(a) Specialized military training equipment; A.E.12. Beryllium metal (excluding beryllium windows for medical
(b) Components, parts, attachments and accessories specially designed X-ray machines); beryl (excluding gem ,grade) and ores; alloys containing
lsein for such equipment.
rops: more than 50 per cent. beryllium by weight; oxides and compounds.
~tion M.L.15. Military infra-red equipment and specialized components A.E. 13. Materials, suitable for use in refractories, composed pf
therefor, not elsewhere specified. 97 per cent. or more by weight of beryllium oxide, magnesium oxide, or
zirconium oxide, or composed of zirconium oxide stabilized with lime
M.L. 16. Munitions components and materials, as follows: and/or magnesium oxide; and crucibles, moulds and pouring rods
(a) Brass and bronze fabrications for primer anvils, fabrications for composed of anyone of the foregoing.
bullet caps (gilding metal clad steel), cartridge link. primer cap,
ed in shell rotating band; A.E.14. Fluorine.
(b) Copper rotating bands for shells, and other copper munitions A.E.15. Chlorine trifluoride.
components; A.E. 17. Fluorinated hydrocarbons, as follows:
(c) Gilding metal clad steel; Trichlorotrifluoroethane;
(d) Rough steel forgings, steel and alloy castings for guns and for Dichlorotetrafluoroethane;
made arms. Monochlorodifluoromethane.
M.L. 17. Miscellaneous equipment and materials as follows: A.E. 18. Equipment specially designed for the separation of isotopes of
(a) Tear gas and equipment for the dissemination thereof; uranium and/or lithium. '
lSfor (b) Self-contained diving and underwater swimming apparatus as
follows: A.E.20. Dosimeters capable of measuring in one exposure dosages
:d for above 5 roentgens, excepting those specially designed for use with medical
of an (i) Closed and semi-closed circuit (rebreathing) apparatus;
(ii) Specially designed components for use in the conversion of radiation equipment.
open-circuit apparatus to military use; A.E. 22. Ion separators, electromagnetic, including mass spectrographs
(iii) Articles exclusively designed for military use with self- and mass spectrometers, with analyser assemblies capable of handling
contained diving and under-water swimming apparatus; uraniunl hexafluoride (UF 6). and solid source mass spectrometers or
(c) Bayonets; mass spectrographs, of high· sensitivity.
ignro (d) Fire arrrJS silencers (mumers); A.E.24. Positive ion sources suitable for use in mass spectrographs
(e) Power controlled searchlights and control units therefor, designed and mass spectrometers and capable of handling uranium hexafluoride
over for military use. (UF 6).
[ana M.L.18. (a) Specialized machinery equipment and gear specially A.E.27. Valves, with bellows seal, wholly made of or lined with
designed for the examination, manufacture, testing and checking aluminium, nickel, or alloy containing 60 per cent. or more nickel, either
of the arms, ammunition, appliances and machines referred to in manually or automatically operated.
this Group; A.E. 28. Induction type vacuum furnaces designed to operate at
(b) Vibration testing equipment capable of providing a thrust greater pressures lower than 0·1 millimetre of mercury and at temperatures
than 2,000 lbs. and specialized ancillary equipment therefore higher than 1100° Centigrade.
) ana M.L. 19. Climatic conditioning chambeers capable of simulating any A.E. 29. Centrifuges, capable of the enrichment or separation of
of e following conditions over the whole range of altitudes from sea level isotopes, with a peripheral speed of 1,000 ft. (305 metres) per second or
to 7:>,000 feet or above: temperature, pressure, radiation or humidity. more, wholly made of or lined with aluminium, nickel, or alloy containing
60 per cent. or more nickel, and centrifugal bowls made of these materials.
A.E.30. Blowers and compressors (turbo, centrifugal and axial flow
Group B types), wholly made of or lined with aluminium, nickel or alloy containing
60 per cent. or more nickel, and having a capacity of 60 cubic feet per
Atomic Energy List minute (1,700 litres per minute) or greater~
l' ~.E. 1. Source (fertile) and fissionable materials, including but not A.E. 31. Electrolytic cells for the production of fluorine.
unIted t? the following: A.E. 33. Heat exchangers (tubular) and components therefor (except
(a) Mlne:als, raw and treated (including residues and tailings) which aluminium tubing) desl,gned to operate at pressures of 300 pounds per
contalI~ either uranium or thorium or any combination thereof, square inch and above and with flow contact surfaces made of any of the
exce~dlng 0 ,05 per cent. by weight, as follows: following materials: aluminium, nickel, titanium, zirconium', or alloys
~~) Ores containing uranium including pitchblende; containing 60 per cent. or more nickel.
~~~) Monazite and monazite sands;
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A.E. 34. Artificial graphite, in the form of blocks or rods from which Group D
a cube of 2 ins. side or greater can be cut, and having a boron content of
less than, or equal to, 1 part for a million, the total thermal neutron Chemical and Petroleum Equipment
absorption cross section being less than, or equal to, 5 millibars per atom.
A.E.35. Lithium metal, compounds, ores and concentrates. 1101. Equipment specially designed for the conversion of dinitr
Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for tetroxide to nitric acid of 98 per cent. or higher concentration or fo og~
licences for exports of medical lithium compounds. concentration of dinitrogen tetroxide and/or nitric oxides o~ mix~t
thereof. res
A.E. 36. Nuclear reactors.
1106. Centrifugal counter current solvent extractors specially desig
for the extraction of radio active substances. ned
Group C 1110. Gas liquefying equipment, as follows:
(a) Equipment not elsewhere specified, specially designed for th
Metal-Working Machinery production of gases in liquid form, capable of operating at pressu e
of 300 Ibs. per square inch or over, and producing 1 ton or more;
1002. Jig boring and/or grinding machines with tables possessing any day of gas in liquid form, except: r
traverse (longitudinal, transverse or vertical) exceeding 44 inches. (i) Pla!1ts not c~pable of producing more tha~ 2? per cent. 01
theIr total daIly product as extractable gas In lIquid form'
1006. Deep hole drilling machines in which the coolant passes through (i.i.> Plan~s specially.designed for ~iquef,¥ing chlorine ?r ammo~ia'
the drill; and hollow drills for such machines. (UI) Stationary eqUIpment for IIquefymg carbon dIoxide' I

1016. Grinding heads and spindle assembles (consisting of spindles (iv) Equipment for liquefying low molecular weight r~finen
gases; .
and bearings as a minimal assembly) designed or rated for operation at (b) Liquid fluorine producing equipment;
Ispeeds in excess of 120,000 revolutions per minute and machines specially
designed for the utilization of such grinding heads.
1070. Forging hammers as follows:
(c) Equipment for the separation of helium from natural gases.
~ 112. Equipment for production and/or concentration of deuteriurn
(a) Counter-blow hammers of rated sizes of 180,825 foot pounds or
more; 1118. Equipment for the production of military explosives, as follows,
(b) Horizontal impact hammers hydraulically actuated, of rated sizes (a) Complete installations; ,
of 10,000 foot pounds or more. (b) Specialized components;
(c) Nitrators: continuous types.
1072. Presses and specialized controls, accessories and parts therefor, 1125. Plant for the production of titanium and/or zirconium metal!
as follows: (excluding separate plant for the production of titanium tetrachloride
(a) Presses actuated by explosives; or zirconium tetrachloride) as follows:
(b) Specially designed or re-designed for the working or forming of (a) Complete installations;
metals, alloys or other materials with a melting point exceeding (b) Specialized components;
1,9000 Centigrade; (c) Electric furnaces specially designed for the recovery of titanium
(c) Mechanical and hydraulic, not elsewhere specified, with total or zirconium from scrap.
rated pressures of over 5,000 tons;
Note: The Export Licensing Branch, provided they are satisfied 1129. Ion vacuum pumps (that is, those using the principle of ionization)
that the presses are not specially designed for use in forming except those having pumping speeds of less than 800 litres of hydrogen
aircraft, missile, or space vehicle parts, in powder metallurgy or
in ceramics production, will consider applications for licences for
exports of:
(i) Horizontal extrusion presses having a total rated pressure
Iper second at a pressure of 10-6 millimetre of mercury or more; ana
specially fabricated parts and accessories, not elsewhere specified.
1131. Pumps (except vacuum pumps) capable of delivering liquids
less than 10,000 tons; and separately or in combination with solids and/or gases and having any 01
(H) Vertical presses having a total rated pressure less than the following characteristics:
15,000 tons. (a) Designed to move molten metals by electromagnetic forces;
(d) Control equipment, accessories and parts which are specially (b) Specially designed for operation at temperatures below -130:
designed for the above presses. Centrigrade;
Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications (c) Having all flow contact surfaces made of any of the following
for licences for the export of normal amounts of equipment covered materials:
by part (d) above to service presses exported under the Note to (i) 90 per cent. or more tantalum, titanium or zirconium, either
part (c) above. separately or combined;
(ii) 50 per cent. or more cobalt or molybdenum, either separately
1075. Spin forming machines, except'those with a spindle drive motor or cornbined;
25 horse power or less. (iii) Polytetrafluoroethylene; polytrifluorochloroethylene.
1080. Machines and equipment specially designed for making or 1133. Valves, cocks and pressure regulators, not elsewhere specifiea
measuring gas turbine blades. as follows: ,
(a) Specially designed to operate at temperatures below-130° Centl'
1081. Machinery for use in the manufacture of aircraft, as follows: grade; .
(a) Machinery specially designed for the working or forming of (b) Having all flow contact surfaces made of any of the followm~
aircraft sheet, plate or extrusion; materials: ..
(b) Machinery specially designed for the milling of aircraft skin. (i) 90 per cent. or more tantalum, titanium or zirconium, eltner
separately or combined;
1086. Machines specially designed for the manufacture of jet engines, (ii) 50 per cent. or more cobalt or molybdenum, either separ-
the following: ately or combined;
(a) Jet engine compressor case boring machines; (Hi) Polytetrafluoroethylene; polytrifluorochloroethylene.
(b) Jet engine compressor or turbine disc turning machines;
(c) Jet engine rotor grinders. I See also A.E. 27.
1087. External surface broaching tools specially designed for the pro- 1142. Pipe and tubing made of, lined with or covered with polytetra'
fluoroethylene or polytrifluorochloroethylene.
duction of jet engine blades or discs.
1088. Gear making and/or finishing machinery, as follows:
I See also A.E. 6 and 7.
(a) Gear grinding machines, generating type, of 36 ins. work diameter 1145. Containers, jacketed only, for the storage or transportation 01
and above; liquefied gases, including mobile units, as follows: li uta
(b) Capable of the production of gears of a module finer than 0·5 milli- (a) Of 1,893 litres (500 gallons) capacity or over, designed fo~ q
metre (diametral pitch finer than 48). nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen, ozone, helium, argon or fluorUle,
except f fer
1091. Electronic closed loop feed back controls for machine tools 2-shell containers rated for an average evaporation loss od ~ a
(cutting or forming) in which a continuous feed back of information 5 per cent. per 24-hour period; such loss is to be calc!Jlate der
from the work piece or tool or work piece carrier or tool holder itself percentage of the total liquid capacity of the contaIner un
results in continuous correction of the control commands; and machine
tools incorporating such controls. (Continued on next page)
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mbient temperature conditions of +75 0 Fahrenheit (+24 0 1325. Construction equipment built to military specifications, specially
Centigrade) or higher and without ex~osure to direct sunlig~t; designed for airborne transport.
(b) Of 946 litres (250 gallons) up to 1,893 lItres (500 gallons), designed 1353. Cable-making machinery specially designed for making multipair
for the handling of liquid fluorine.
I 1150 Rotary rock drill bits (i.e. having cones or sections which rotate
electric cable for telecommunications purposes, as follows:
(a) Machinery other than that covered by Item 1354 for applying
f I ~nd independently of the rotation of the body of the bit). insulating material to conductors;
reE Yuipment for separation of isotopes. (See A.E. 18.) (b) Machinery for laying conductors together and/or for applying
c~cibles moulds and pouring rods of refractory materials. (See A.E.13.) an insulating, separating, binding or identifying material thereto;
Ion separ~tors, electromagnetic. (See A.E. 22.) (c) Machinery for laying up conductors, pairs, quads, etc., together
igned I duction type vacuum furnaces. (See A.E. 28.) to form the complete cable core or part thereof.
&ntrifuges capable of the enrichment or separation of isotopes. (See
1354. Cable-making machinery specially designed for making coaxial
Blowers and compressors. (S ee...A E 30) . . cable, as follows:
ithe (a) Machines for applying insulating separators to the inner conductor
sures Electrolytic cells for the production of fluorIne. (See A.E. 31.)
Heat exchangers and components. (See A.E. 33.) of air-spaced coaxial electric cables;
:eper (b) Machines for applying metal strip or sheet to form the outer
conductor of coaxial electric cables;
Group E (c) Machines for forming, stranding, or assembling coaxial cable,
with or without conductors other than coaxial tubes;
,onia; Electrical and Power-Generating Equipment (d) Automatic equipment for controlling the diameter or the eccentric-
1203. Electric vacuum furnaces as follows: . ity of extruded dielectric on wires and cables.
(a) Consumable electrode vacuum arc furnaces, not elsewhere speCI- 1355. Electronic valve making machinery as follows:
fied, with a capacity in excess of 5 tons; (a) Machinery, equipment and test gear specially designed for the
(b) Skull type vacuum arc furnaces; manufacture of the various types of embargoed electronic valves,
(c) Electron beam vacuum furnaces. transistors and crystal diodes (including components or sub-
1255. Diesel engines, 50 h.p. and over, whose non-magnetic content assemblies therefor);
exceeds 50 per cent. of their total weight. (b) Machinery, equipment and test gear specially designed for the
lows: 1266. Electric power generating mobile units of over 5,000 kW. automatic or semi-automatic assembly of electronic valves, transis-
tors and crystal diodes (including components and sub-assemblies
Group F 1360. Equipment for the manufacture of semi-conductor materials
letali General Industrial Equipment as follows:
iOtide (a) Equipment specially designed for the production or processing
1305. Metal rolling mills, the following: of dendritic forms of any semi-conductor material, or combination
(a) Sheet and strip mills as follows: thereof, suitable for use in diodes or transistors;
1. Having automatic work roll adjustment controls for tapering (b) Equipment not elsewhere specified, specially designed for purifying
nium or contouring along the length of the sheet or strip; and processing silicon and germanium except equipment designed
2. More than three-high, not elsewhere specified (including for the zone purification of germanium.
dual purpose mills which can operate as either two- or four- Note. The term 'dendritic' signifies a ribbon-like product of semi-
ltion) high) which achieve special lateral and/or longitudinal
:ogen conductor material which may be drawn in various widths, thicknesses
contour control by one or more of the following means: and lengths and which may represent processing stages from a relatively
; ana (i) Work rolls having a ratio of roll face length to roll pure form of the nlaterial through advanced stages of treatment.
diameter which exceeds either:
quid! 6 : 1 for rolls with roll face length up to and including 1380. Centrifugal and axial flow compressors or blowers, not elsewhere
~ny 01 30 ins.; or specified, capable of an overall compression ratio of 2 : 1 or more coupled
5 : 1 for rolls with roll face length exceeding 30 ins. ; with a capacity of over 372,000 cubic feet per minute or of an overall
(ii) Work roll contour control achieved by concurrent compression ratio of 3 : 1 or more coupled with a capacity of over 106,000
deforming of back-up rolls, back-up shafts or work cubic feet per minute.
rolls; See also A.E. 30.
)wing (iii) Closed loop electronic gauge controls; Group G
(iv) Control tensiometers (devices which both measure
either and automatically maintain appropriate adjustment of Transportation Equipment
the tension applied to the metal being rolled);
rately (v) Any other feature achieving special lateral and/or 1405. Ice breakers of 10,000 shaft horsepower and over.
longitudinal contour control comparable to those 1410. Tankers designed for speeds of more than 18 knots when 'in
achieved by (i) to (iv); full load (design) condition.
(b) Mills specially designed or re-designed for the rolling of metals
:cifiea and alloys with a melting point exceeding 1900 0 Centigrade; 1415. Warships (whether or not converted to non-military use and
(c) Specialized controls, parts and accessories for the above mills. regardless of current state of repair or operating condition); and hulls,
~enti· Note I. The term 'sheet and strip mills' covers mills for the rolling or parts of hulls, for such ships.
of plate, sheet, strip, foil and any equivalent product. See also M.L. 9.
. Note 2. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for 1416. Vessels, as follows:
lIcences for the export of: (a) Fishing vessels and hulls therefor designed for speeds of 17 knots
eitner (a) Hot mills possessing any of the characteristics covered by sub- or over when in full load (design) condition;
paragraphs (i) to (v) if these characteristics do not present an (b) Seagoing vessels including coasters and hulls therefor not elsewhere
;epar' improvement in kind and/or quality on similar devices incorporated specified designed for speeds of 20 knots or over when in full
into operating mills of the same type and size prior to January 1 of load (design) condition;
the year three years preceding the year of licensing; (c) Vessels with hulls and propulsion machinery made wholly 'or
(b) Cold mills possessing any of the characteristics covered by sub- primarily of non-magnetic materials;
paragraphs (i) to (v) if these characteristics do not present an (d) New ships with decks and platforms specially designed or strength-
tetra' ~mprovement in. kind and/or quality on similar devices incorporated ened to receive weapons.
Into any operating cold mill before January 1 of the year three Note.: The Admiralty or the Ministry of Transport, as appropriate,
years preceding the year of licensing; should be consulted about any vessels which contain any embargoed
(c) All controls, parts and accessories for the above mills. items or have arrangements for demagnetization.
The term 'improvement in kind or quality' applies only to technical
developments resulting in a material increase in efficacity or reliability 1430. Buoyant electric conducting cable suitable for sweeping magnetic
to achIeve the exceptionally close tolerances in lateral and/or longitudinal mines.
Contour required for military purposes.
Note 3. Sub-paragraph (a) (2) (i) of the definition does not cover:
(a) Mills having multiple work rolls rotating in a planetary form round
the back-up rolls;
~) Mills specially designed for the rolling of aluminium foil.
ote 4· The term 'more than three-high' covers any mill in which
each Work roll is supported by one or more back-up rolls.

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1460. Aircraft, aero-engines. and aircraft equipment as follows: (i) Radar equipment, not elsewhere specified, other than th
(a) Aircraft and aero-engines, not elsewhere specified, except those normal equipments designed for pulse operation at f~
which: quencies between 1,300 Mc/seconds and 1,660 Mc/seto re.
(i) Are of types and series which have been in normal civil 2,700 Mc/seconds and 3,900 Mc/seconds, or 8,500 Mc,I!dt,
use for more than two years; or onds and 10,000 Mc/seconds, having in the case of rnar~'
(H) Being of types and series in normal civil use, are under radar; a peak output power to the aerial system of not gre Int
90,000 lbs..empty weight; and than 75 kilowatts or in the case of ground-based ra:
(iii) Do not contain or incorporate any Munitions List (Group having a peak output power to the aerial system of I

A) items; greater than 50 kilowatts and a range of not greater t~

(b) Ground and airborne equipment, not elsewhere specified, de- 50 nautical miles. an
veloped solely or used mainly for aircraft, except ground or airborne Note: The 50 nautical miles range is intended to fef
equipments of types in normal civil "use. to the maximum usable range on a target of 100 squaer
Note. (1). The condition at (iii) applies to both the alternatives at m~~ n
(i) and (H). (H) ~adar equipment incorporating permanent echo cancella.
(2) Empty weight is understood to include normal installation and tIon;
normal minimum crew, but does not include fuel or payload. (iii) Radar equipment incorporating antennae systems for othe
(3) Exporters are advised to consult the Ministry of Aviation about than linear polarization; r
any proposal to sell aircraft to the Sino-Soviet bloc. (iv) Radar equipment utilizing other than conventional pulse
See also M.L. 10. modulation and signal processing techniques;
(v) Grou~d direction finding equipment operating at fre.
1485. Compasses and gyroscopic equipment as follows: . quencles greater than 5 megacycles per second;
(a) Gyro compasses, North-seeking only, possessing one or more of (e) Ground and marine equipment for use with airborne navigation
the. following characteristics: equipment utilising the constant velocity and/or the rectilinear
(1) Automatic correction for the effects on compass accuracy propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves having
of changes in ship's speed, acceleration, or latitude, other frequency less than 4 X 101~ cycles per second (0·75 microns).
than manually set mechanical corrective devices; (f) Specialized parts, specialized accessories, specialized testing or
(2) Provision for accepting ship's data as an electrical input; calibrating equipment and training or simulating equipment not
. (3) Provision for setting in corrections for current set and drift; elsewhere specified, for the apparatus listed in (b) to (e) abo~e.
(4) Utilization of accelerometer, rate gyro, rate integrating Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for
gyros, or electrolytic levels as sensing devices; licences for the export of certain commercial airborne and related ground
(5) Provisions for determining and electrically transmitting equipment. Fuller particulars about these arrangements will be publishea
ship's level reference data (roll, pitch) in addition to own shortly.
ship's course data; 1502. Communication, detection or tracking equipment of a kind
(b) Pressure proof ship's course indicators for submarines; using infra-red radiation or ultrasonic waves; and specialized pam
(c) Transmitting magnetic compasses specially designed for sub- therefore
marines; See also M.L. 15.
(d) (i) Gyro-stabilizers for aircraft;
. (ii)· Automatic pilots for aircraft; 1503. Communication equipment employing tropospheric, ionospheric
See Note under (e) below. or meteoric scatter phenomena and specially designed sub-assemblies,
(e) Gyro-magnetic compasses; parts and test equipment therefor.
Note. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications 1507. (Jamming' apparatus (i.e. apparatus specially designed to jam
for licences for equipment cove~ed under sub-items (d) and (e) or otherwise interfere with radio reception); and specialized parts therefor,
provided: 1510. Location apparatus, underwater: apparatus for detecting or
(A) They are. of types and series which have been in normal locating objects under water by magnetic or acoustic or ultrasonic methods,
civil use for more than two years and are standard equipment and specialized components of such apparatus, except marine depth
of aircraft excluded from control under Item 1460. sounders of a kind used solely for measuring the depth of water or the
(B) The equipment is to be installed in civilian aircraft. distance of submerged objects vertically below the apparatus.
(f) Gyro-astro compasses; Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for
(g) Gyro-stabilizers used for other purposes than aircraft control, licences for the export of horizontally operating apparatus for fish finding.
except those for stabilizing an entire surface vessel; 1514. Pulse modulators capable of providing electric impulses of peak
(h) Automatic pilots used for other: purposes than aircraft control power exceeding 150 kilowatts or of a duration of less than 1/10th micro·
except marine types for surface vessels; second, or with, a duty cycle in excess of 0'002; and pulse-transformer,
(i) Gyroscopes and accelerometers of very high precision and minia- pulse-forming equipment, or delay lines being specialized parts of such
turized gyroscopes and accelerometers which are designed for use
in inertia navigation systems or in guidance systems of all types; modulators.
(j) Specially designed parts and components for the above, e¥cept for 1516. Radio receivers, panoramic (being receivers which search auto·
the specific equipment exported under (d) and (e). matically a part of the radio-frequency spectrum and indicate the signals
received); and specialized parts therefore
1517. Radio transmitters and components, not elsewhere specified,
Group H except radio link and relay equipment as follows:
(a) Transmitters or transmitter amplifiers designed to operate:
Electronic Equipment including Communications (i) At output carrier frequencies between 108 and 156 mega-
and Radar cycles per second; .
Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider appbca
1501.. Communication, navigation, direction finding and radar equip- tions for licences for the· export of equipment required f
ment, not elsewhere specified, as follows: use at Sino-Soviet Bloc airports for servicing commercW
(a) Airborne communication equipment and specialized. parts and flights from countries outside the Bloc and containing none
components therefor; of the characteristics mentioned under sub-item (b).
(b) Airborne navigation equipment and direction finding equipment, (ii) At output carrier frequencies greater than 223 Mc/seclifi?nds
as follows: other than television broadcasting transmitters and amP ers
(i) Designed to make use of (Doppler' frequency phenomena; therefor operating between 470 and 585 Mc/seconds or
(ii) Utilizing the constant velocity and/or the rectilinear between 610 and 940 Mc/seconds; . Cl
propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves having (b). Transmitters or transmitter amplifiers designed to prOVIde any d
frequency less than 4 X 1016 cycles per second (0 '75 of the following features: .. . de
microns); J (i) Any system of pulse modulation. (This does not. ~c1u r
(Hi). Pulse modulated ~ltimeters; amplitude, frequency or phase modulated televlston 0
(iv) Direction finding equipment operating at frequencies telegraphic transmitters.) I .

. greater, than 5 megacycles per second; (ii) Rated for operation over a range of ambient tempera+tu~
(v) Pressurized throughout; extending from below --400 Centigrade to above
(vi) Rated for continuous operation over a range of ambient Centigrade. .. ut
temperatures extending from below --400 Centigrade to (Hi) Facilities providing a· multiplicity of alternative o~tp
, ' above +55>Q Centigrade; carrier frequencies controlled by a lesser number of Plez:n
(c) Ai.rbo.m.e. radar. equ.ipment;' electric crystals and not. forming multiples.of a colJUI1
(d) cGrQund ~nd. marine radar and direction finding equipment, as control frequency. . e)
follows:' . (Continued on next Pal,

· t Bloc and China (Continued)

Components and sub-assemblies, including modulators and 1527. Equipment designed to provide secrecy facilities on either voice
(c) modulation amplifiers, specially designed for use in transmitters or telegraph, line or radio communication circuits other than those
covered by sub-items (a) and (b). systems making use of frequency inversions or band scrambling tech-
1518 Telemetering and telecontrol equipment suitable for use with
. aft' (piloted or pilotless), space vehicles or weapons (guided or 1529. Electronic measuring, testing or calibrating instruments, having
! atrcr one or more of the following characteristics:
1519. Telegraph equiI?ment, as foll?ws: . (a) Those designed for use at frequencies in excess of 500 Mc/second
( ) Equipment (machines), mechanical, electro-mecharucal, or elec- except radio spectrum analysers. (See Item 1533);
a tronic used to translate the information contained in written or (b) (i) Frequency measuring equipment or frequency standards
printed text into electrical waveforms suitable for transmission designed for other than ground laboratory use with an accuracy
over communication circuits at any speed greater than 200 words better than 1 part in 101 ;
per minute or 150 bauds, whichever is the less; except equipment (ii) Ground laboratory frequency standards or frequency measuring
operating at a speed of 300 bauds where the corresponding number equipment incorporating frequency standards with a stability
of words does not exceed 65 words per minute; over 24 hours of 1 part in 10' or better;
(b) Equipment d~signed to accep! su~~ electrical waveforms and display (c) Testing instruments rated to maintain their specified operating
the information from them III VISible form; data when operating over a range of ambient temperatures extending
(c) Specialized component parts and accessories for such equipment. from below -25 0 Centigrade to above +55 0 Centigrade.
1530. Apparatus for automatically sorting electronic components in
1520 Radio relay communications equipment and specialized com- respect of their electrical characteristics.
ponent~ and sub-assemblies therefor, other than short-range and low
power links for .transmissions between the camera or studio and the 1533. Radio spectrum analysers (being apparatus capable of indicating
:ation television transmitter. the single-frequency components of multifrequency oscillations) as
linear follows:
aving 1521. Amplifiers, not elsewhere specified, as follows: (a) Designed to operate at frequencies over 500 megacycles per second;
(a) Designed to operate at frequencies in excess of 500 Mc/second; (b) Designed to operate at frequencies over 300 Mc/second and using
19 or (b) Tuned amplifiers having a bandwidth (defined as the band of interchangeable heads (Le. radio-electric frequency tuning systems)
:,not frequencies over which the power amplification does not drop to and incorporating integral sweep facilities;
ve. less than one-half of its maximum value) which exceeds 10 (c) Specialised components, accessories and parts of (a) and (b).
s£or Mc/second or 10 per cent. of the mean frequency, whichever is less.
Ound (The mean frequency is defined as the arithmetic mean between 1537. Electromagnetic wave guides and components therefor, as
ishea the frequencies at which the power amplification is one-half of its follows:
maximum value); (a) Rigid waveguides and components designed for use at frequencies
kind (c) Untuned amplifiers having a bandwidth, as defined in sub-item (b) in excess of 12,500 megacycles per second;
pam above, which exceeds 10 megacycles per second; (b) Flexible waveguides of all types;
(d) Direct current amplifiers having a noise level (referred to the input (c) Waveguides having a bandwidth ratio greater than 1·5 : 1;
circuit) of 10-16 watts or less and/or a zero drift in 1 hour correspond- (d) Waveguide components, not elsewhere specified, as follows:
ing to a change in input power of 10- 16 watts or less; (i) Directional couplers having a bandwidth ratio greater than
(e) Parametric amplifiers with a noise figure of merit of 5 decibels or 1·5 : 1 and directivity over the band of 15 decibel or more;
less measured at a temperature of 17 0 Centigrade, and paramagnetic (ii) .Circulators using gyro-magnetic properties;
amplifiers; and specially designed parts therefore (iii) Rotary joints capable of transmitting more than one isolated
jam channel or having a bandwidth g,reater than 5 per cent. of
'efor, 1523. Line communication transmission equipment as follows: the centre mean frequency;
gor (a) Terminal and intermediate repeater or amplifier equipment designed (iv) Magnetic waveguide components.
lods, to deliver, carry or receive frequencies higher than 16 kc/second
into, or in, a line communication system; 1541. Cathode-ray tubes, as follows:
~ the
(b) Multi-channel telegraph terminal transmitting and receiving
I (a) Specially designed or used only for radar and/or counter-measure
equipment covered by Items 1501 and 1507;
I for (c) Specialized components, accessories and sub-assemblies for the (b) With writing speeds of more than 3,000 kilometres per second;
ling. above equipment. (c) With three or more electron guns, except three-gun colour tele-
Note: In cases where the equipment is to be installed in circuits vision tubes designed for entertainment use;
peak directly connecting densely populated industrial areas of Sino-Soviet (d) Alpha-numeric and similar data or information display tribes,
icro· Bloc countries with communication systems of countries· outside the Bloc, display being obtained either by scanning or other means excluding
mer, the Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for ·licences for
such those tubes in which the displayed position of each character is
the export of line communication transmission equipment having the fixed.
following characteristics:
uto· (1) Terminal and intermediate repeater or amplifier equipment designed 1544. Semi-conductor diodes, including rectifier diodes and switching
~ to deliver, carry or receive not more than 60 voice channels of diodes, but excluding photodiodes (see Item 1548) as follows:
4 kilocycles per second each; (a) Any semiconductor diode in which the bulk material is other than
fled, (2) Multi-channel telegraph terminal transmitting or receiving' equip- silicon, germanium, selenium or copper-oxide;
ment transmitting or receiving not more than 6 channels' and/or (b) Signal diodes (including mixer, frequency-changing and switching
designed for speeds not exceeding those defined in Item 1519. diodes):
egs- (i) Point contact type diodes in which the bulk material is
1~25.· Coaxial-type cables (including :submarine cables) specially silicon and which are designed for use at input frequencies
!ita deSIgned for telecommunication purposes (including radar) other than greater than 300 megacycles per second;
:for thos~ specially designed or in common use for domestic radio and television (ii) Point contact type diodes in which the bulk material is
receIVers. germanium and which are designed for use at input fre-
lone . Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for quencies greater' than 1,000 megacycles per second;
~cences for the export of submarine cables in cases where it is to be (Hi) Junction type diodes in which the bulk material is silicon
mds tnstalled in circuits directly connecting Sino-Soviet Bloc countries with and which are designed for use at input frequencies greater
fiers conununication systems of countries outside the Bloc. than 1 Mc/second or which are designed for switching rates
lor (repetition frequency) higher than 100 kilocycles per second.
1526. Communication cable (including submarine cable) of any type Note: This sub-item will normally include switching
any containing more than one pair of conductors and containing any con- type diodes having a recovery' time less than 2 micro-
ductor, single or stranded, exceeding 0·66 millimetres in diameter. seconds. The recovery time is to be specified for a decrease
ude li Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications for of reverse current to a value of 100 microamps or less and
or cences for the export of: measured with a forward current and a reverse voltage which
(1) ~ab~es containing any number of conductors up to 0·9 millimetres are typical for the diode in question. ,
I~ diameter where these cables have not been manufactured as long (iv) Junction type diodes in which the bulk material is germanium
dIstance· communication carrier frequency cables; and and which are designed for use at input frequ~ncies Jt:8:ter
(2) Cable neither containing more than two pairs of conductors nor than 300 Mc/second or which are designed for SWItching
put Containing any conductor, single or stranded, exceeding 1·4 milli- rates (repetidon frequency) higher than 1 Mc/second;
~ metres in diameter where the cable is to be installed in circuits Note: This sub-item will normally include switching type
[100 directly connecting densely· pop\llated industrial areas of Sino- diodes having a recovery time of less than 0·2 micI'9seconds.
Soviet Bloc countries with communicat!ons systems with countries
outside the Bloc. (Continued on' next page)

Soviet Bloc and China (Continued)

The recovery time is to be specified for a decrease of reverse designed for use at frequencies in excess of 500 megacycles
current to a value of 100 microamps or less and measured second; ~
with a forward current and a reverse voltage which are (b) Indirectly heated valves of a kind that can be passed throu h
typical for the diode in question. circular hole 7'2 millimetres in diameter; ga
(c) (i) Power diodes in which the rated peak inverse voltage exceeds (c) (i) Those designed to withstand sinusoidal vibration at Peal:
1,0()() volts per junction at 25 0 Centigrade under any conditions acceleration greater than 5 g for a total period in excess ~
of cooling; 100 hours at anyone frequency between 25 and 170 cycles
(ii) Controlled diodes, Le. semi-conductor multiple-junction eoond' ~
devices for applications similar to those of grid-controlled (ii) Those' designed to withstand swept frequency sinUSOid
gas-filled tubes, designed for use at switching rates (repetition vibrations between 60 and 1,000 cycles per second with ~
frequency) higher than 100 kilocycles per second. minimum swept frequency ratio of 5 to 1, at a peak acc~leraf a
greater than 4 g for a total period in excess of 200 hours' IOn
1545. Transistors and related devices (or related semi-conductor (iii) Those designed to withstand acceleration of short du~atio
amplifying devices such as fieldistors, spacistors and technetrons) and (shock) greater than 1,000 g; n
specialized parts therefor, as follows:
(a) Of any type using any semi-conductor material having four or (d) Valves constructed with ceramic envelopes and designed fo
frequencies in excess of 60 megacycles per second; r
more active junctions \vithin any single block of semi-conductor (e) Valves designed for operation in ambient temperatures exceeding
(b) Of any type using a bulk semi-conductor material other than
100 Centigrade;

germanium; (f) Klystrons;

(g) Travelling wave tubes.
(c) Using germanium as the bulk semi-conductor material and having
any of the following characteristics: 1559. Thyratron and nlodulator gas-discharge tubes, as follows:
(i) An average f alpha of less than 50 Mc/second and designed (a) Those rated for continuous operation with peak current and pe~
to have a maximum collector dissipation (in watts) multiplied voltage exceeding 100 amperes and 9,000 volts at a pulse repetition
by the average f alpha (in Mc/second) greater than 7·5; frequency of 200 or more pulses per second;
(ii) An average f alpha of 50 to 150 Mc/second and designed (b) Hydrogen thyratrons of any rating.
to have a maximum collector dissipation greater than Note: A 'thyratron' is defined as any hot cathode gas-filled tube
150 milliwatts; containing three or more electrodes in which anode current flow is
(iii) An average f alpha greater than 150 megacycles per second. initiated by a control electrode.
(d) Specially designed or rated for use as a switching transistor for 1560. Electronic components designed for and/or capable of reliable
switching rates (repetition frequency) greater than 500 kc/second; performance in relation to their electrical and mechanical characteristics
This item will normally include switching type transistors with an and maintaining their design service lifetime while operating:
average f alpha greater than 6 Mc/second. (a) Over the whole range of ambient temperatures extending from
below -45 0 Centigrade to above +100° Centigrade; or
1. This item is intended to cover all devices incorporating a semi- (b) At ambient temperatures of 200 0 Centigrade or higher.
conducting crystal of any material with three or more electrical connections
or with only two such connections where four or more active junctions 1561. Materials specially designed and manufactured for use ill
exist within a single block of semi-conductor material, which are used as absorbers of electromagnetic waves having frequencies greater than 2 X
amplifiers, oscillators, trigger devices, etc., or combinations thereof in 10 8 cycles per second, and less than 3 X 10 12 cycles per second.
electronic circuits. For photo transistors, see Item 1548. 1562. Tantalum electrolytic capacitors not elsewhere specified ill
2. The maximum collector dissipation is to be defined as the continuous follows:
dissipation measured at an ambient temperature of 25° Centigrade (a) All types designed to operate at temperatures exceeding 8~O
under any cooling conditions. Centigrade;
3. The average f alpha is defined as the f alpha at which the major (b) Sintered electrolytic capacitors;
production of a particular type of transistor occurs. (c) Electrolytic capacitors constructed with foils.
Where the average f alpha is not quoted or known, this value shall be
taken as 1·5 times the minimum f alpha. 1564. Electronic equipment and components, not elsewhere specified,
4. f alpha is defined as the frequency at which the modulus of the as follows:
current gain in the common base connection has decreased to 0·707 of its (a) Assemblies and sub-assemblies constituting one or more functio~1
low frequency value. circuits with a component density greater than 75 parts per cubIC
5. Where ft (the frequency at which the modulus of the current gain inch and equipment containing such assembly or sub-assembly;
in the common emitter connection is equal to 1) is quoted instead of (b) Modular insulator panels (including wafers) mounting single or
f alpha, ft may be regarded as 1'2 times f alpha. multiple electronic elements and specialized parts therefore
1546. Dendritic produced forms of any semi-conductor material, or
combinations thereof, suitable for use in diodes or transistors.
Note: The term 'dendritic' signifies a ribbon-like product of semi-
conductor material which may be drawn in various widths, thicknesses Group I
and lengths and which may represent processing stages from a relatively
p\lre form of the material through advanced stages of treatment. Scientific Instruments and Apparatus, Servomechanisms
1548. Photo cells, as follows: and Photographic Equipment
(a) Photoelectric cells, photo-conductive cells (including photo- 1565. Computers, electronic (except business-type machines, account·
transistors and similar cells) with a peak sensitivity at a wave length ing machines and statistical calculating machines).
longer than 12,000 angstroms;
(b) Photo-transistors (photo-conductive cells including photo-diodes) 1566. Equipment specially designed to produce electronic assembLes:
with a response time constant of 1 millisecond or less measured at (a) By depositing or printing on insulating panels (including plshtes
the operating tenlperature of the cell for which the time constant and wafers), or otherwise forming in situ, component parts ot er
reaches a minimum. than basic wiring; or .
1549. Photomultiplier tubes of all types for which the maximum sensi- (b) By automatically inserting and/or soldering components .O? I~'
Itivity occurs at wavelengths longer than 7,500 angstroms. sulating panels (including plates and wafers), to \vhich WIring IS
spplied by printing or other means; or I

1550. Thermal detecting cells, Le. bolometers and thermocouple (c) By automatically or semi-automatically assembling, wiring all1d/ or
detectors, radiant energy types only, with a response time constant of packaging mounted modular insulated panels (including pates

Iless than 10 milliseconds measured at the operating temperature of the

cell for which the time constant reaches a minimum.
1553. Flash-discharge type X-ray tubes.
and wafers) referred to in (a) and (b) above.
1568. Control equipment, as follows:
(a) Synchros, as follows: d
1555. Image converters and electronic storage tubes including memory (1) Control types (transmitters, differential transmitters? lL~
transformers of radar pictures and ruggedized vidicon-type tubes (ex- transformers) rated to have an electrical error of 18 nunut
cluding commercial standard television broadcasting camera tubes and or less when tested by the proportional voltage method;
commercial standard X-ray amplifier tubes). (2) Torque types: cl to
(i) Transmitters and differential transmitters rate hen
1558. Valves (tubes) electronic, and specialized parts, as follows: have an electrical error of 18 minutes or less W
(a) Valves designed for use at frequencies between 300 meiacycles tested by the proportional voltage method;
per second and 500 megacycles per second, having a plate dissipation
in excess of 10 watts under any conditions of cooling and all valves (Continued on next page)
S'FebruarY 1960

soviet Bloc and China (Continuetl)

(ii) Receivers and differential receivers rated to have an using as the· lighting source flash equipment connected to
accuracy of 1·5 degrees or less when tested by the the unwinding system;
dynamic method; (ii) Film widths greater than 35 millimetres and recording at
(3) Special instruments rated to have the same characteristics rates exceeding 64 frames per second;
as synchros in (1) and (2) above, such as Microsyns and (b) Other high speed cameras capable of recording at rates in excess ; . . . of 250,000 frames per second;
(b) Resolvers, includIng slngle-phase/smgle-phase, slngle-phase/two- (c) Photographic micro-flash equipment capable of giving a flash of
phase, two-phase/two-phase and three-phase/two-phase types as 1/100,000 second or shorter duration, at a minimum recurrence
follows: . frequency of 200 flashes per second.
(1) With a rated electrIcal error of 0·5 degrees or less; See also M.L. 12.
(2) "':ith a rated perpendicularity error between axes of 10
1587. Quartz crystals (worked or unworked) and plates, radio grade
mInutes or less; only.
(3) With a rated null voltage of 10 millivolts or less per maximum 1593. Measuring and counting equipment, as follows:
volt output; (a) Time interval measuring equipment with self-contained reference
(c) Amplifiers, electronic or magnetic, designed for use with resolvers, frequency, having one or both of the following characteristics:
as follows: (i) Capable of measuring time intervals of 1/10 second or less
(1) Isolati<?n types; with an error not exceeding 1 microsecond plus 0 ·001 per
(2) S?mml~g types; . cent. of the interval measured;
(d) Linear Induction potentlometers, as follows: (ii) Incorporating counting circuits capable of counting at
(1) With a rated linearity of 1 per c~n~. or less; .
(2) Vv'ith a rated null voltage of 10 mtlhvolts or less per maximum rates in excess of 1 megacycle per second;
(b) Counting equipment capable of counting rates in excess of 1 mega-
volt output; cycle per second.
(e) Induction rate generators, as follows: Vibration testing equipment. (See M.L. 18.)
(1) With a rated linearity of 1 per cent. or less;
(2) With a rated signal-to-noise ratio of 50/1 or greater;
Climatic conditioning chambers. (See M.L. 19.)
(3) All temperature-compensated or temperature-corrected types;
Dosimeters. (See A.E. 20.)
(f) Servo motors (gear-head or plain), as follows:
Mass spectographs and mass spectrometers. (See A.E. 22.)
(1) Designed to operate from power sources of more than 300
Positive ion sources. (See A.E. 24.)
cycles per second;
(2) Designed to have a torque-to-inertia ratio of 3,500 radians
per second per second or greater; Group J
(g) Potentiometers, as follows:
(1) Linear potentiometers with a rated linearity of 0·1 per cent. Metals, Minerals and their Manufactures
or less; In this Group:
(2) Non-linear potentiometers with a rated conformity of 1 per Raw materials covers all materials from which the metal can be usefully
cent. or less. extracted, i.e. ores, concentrates, matte, regulus, residues and dross
1571. Magnetometers as follows: (ashes); and
(a) Fluxgate; . Unless provision to the contrary is made in particular items of the
(b) Electron beam sensmg; definition, the words metal and alloys cover all crude and semi-fabricated
1 as (c) Paramagnetic; forms as follows:
(d) Nucleonic; Crude forms:
and specialized parts therefor. Anodes, balls, bars (including notched bars and wire bars), billets,
Note: Paramagnetic, as used above, refers to the sensing of changes blocks, blooms, brickets, cakes, cathodes, crystals, cubes, dice, grains,
in magnetic field strength by measurement of the effects of such changes granules, ingots, lumps, pellets, pigs, powder, rondelles, shot, slabs,
in the electron spin phenomena.
slugs, sponge, sticks;
fied, Semi-fabricatedforms (whether or not coated, plated, drilled or punched):
1572. Magnetic recorders and/or reproducers (other than those designed (i) Wrought or worked materials fabricated by rolling, drawing,
ional for voice or music); and specialized recording media, parts and compon- extruding, forging, impact extruding, pressing, graining,
:ubic ents therefor. atomizing and grinding, i.e. angles, channels, cirIes, discs, dust,
y; 1576. Centrifugal testing apparatus or equipment possessing any of flakes, foil and leaf, forgings, plates, powder, pressings and
eor the following characteristics: stampings, ribbons, rings, rods (including bare welding rods,
(a) Driven by a motor or motors having a total rated horsepower wire rods, and rolled wire), sections, shapes, sheets, strip, pipe
greater than 400 horsepower; and tube (including tube rounds, squares and hollows), drawn
(b) Capable of carrying a payload of 250 pounds or more; or extruded wire;
(c) Capable of exerting a centrifugal acceleration of 8 or more (g' on (ii) Cast material produced by casting in sand, die, metal, plaster
a payload of 200 pounds or more. or other types of moulds, including high pressure castings,
sintered forms, and forms made by powder metallurgy.
ns 1579. Ion microscopes having a, resolving power better than 10
angstroms. 1601. Anti-friction bearings (ball, roller) and parts, as follows:
(a) All ball and cylindrical roller bearings (exclusive of separable
1584. Oscilloscopes (cathode ray) and specialized parts therefor, as ball bearings and thrust ball bearings) having tolerances of ABEC5,
follows: RBEC5 (or equivalents) or better and at least one of the following
(a) Oscilloscopes possessing any of the following characteristics: characteristics:
lEes: (i) A bandwidth greater than 12 megacycles per second (i) Having been proved by appropriate test to have special
lates (defined as the band of frequencies over which the deflection low torque or quiet running performance characteristics,
Ither on the cathode ray tube does not fall below 70·7 per cent. beyond those required for industrial purposes, to provide
of that at the maximum point measured with a constant superior operating performance for military purposes;
in· input voltage to the amplifier); (ii) Made of special materials, i.e. with rings, balls or rollers
tgis (ii) A time base shorter than 0'04 microseconds per centi- made from any steel alloy or other material except the
metre; following:
,d/or (iii) Containing or designed for: Low carbon steel; SAE-52100 high carbon chromium
lates (i) The use of one or more cathode ray tubes having steel; SAE-4615 nickel-molybdenum steel; or equivalents;
three or more electron guns; or (iii) Manufactured for use at n9rmal operating temperatures
(ii) The use of cathode ray memory tubes; over 150 0 Centigrade either by use of special materials or
(iv) Employing accelerating potentials in excess of 5,000 volts; by special heat treatment;
(b) Specialized parts and accessories as follows: (iv) Special bearings for military applications which differ
Amplifiers and pre-amplifiers having a bandwidth (defined as substantially in design from normal bearings to provide
in (a) (i) above) greater than 12 megacycles per second. superior operating characteristics;
(b) Tapered roller, spherical roller and thrust roller bearings, as
1585. Photographic equipment as follows: M~: '
l to (a) High-speed cinema recording cameras employing: (i) With bore diameter above 500 millimetres (19'685 inches);
,hen (i) Film widths 35 millimetres or narrower and recording at (ii) Special bearings with bore diameter above 400 millimetres
rates exceeding 3,000 frames per second in the case of (15 ·75 inches) for military applications which differ sub...
equipment using as the lighting source a steady light flow
~e) and 10,000 frames per second in the case of equipment (Continued on 1,Ie~t page)

Soviet Bloc and China (Continuetl)

stantially in design from normal bearings to provide superior 200 microns and not exceeding 10 per cent. for diameters of betw
operating characteristics; 200 and 500 microns. ten
(c) Bearing parts as follows: 2. The Export Licensing Branch will consider applications £
Outer rings, inner rings, retainer8, balls, rollers and sub- licences for the export of clean wire of a diameter not exceM;~~
assemblies useable only for bearings covered by sub-items 800 microns and which, after having been fully annealed h~~
1601 (a) and (b). . elongation factor not exceeding 12 per cent.) 'an
1631. Magnetic metals in any form possessing one or more of the (c) Tubing and platinum-clad tubing.
following characteristics: 1661. Nickel, as follows:
(a) Grain oriented sheet or strip of a thickness of 0·2 millimetre (a) Raw materials;
(0·008 inch) or less; (b) Nickel base alloys (other than alloys covered by Items 1631
(b) Initial permeability 50,000 or over; 1635) containing 32 per cent. or more nickel, except: Or
(c) Remanence 98 per cent. or over of maximum flux for materials (i) Nickel-copper alloys containing not more than 6 per ce t
having .magnetic permeability; of other alloying elements; I,
(d) A composition capable of an energy product greater than six times (ii) Electrical resistance materials, as follows:
108 gausses/oersteds, or containing more than 25 per cent. cobalt; Wire, rod, tape and strip;
(e) Core loss of 1 watt per kilogram (0·45 watt per pound) or less at (iii) Bi-metallic strip for thermostats;
B = 13000 gausses and at 50 cycles per second [1·36 watts per (iv) Thermocouple nickel-chrome wire containing less than
kilogram (or 0·62 watt per pound) or less at B = 15000 gausses 95 per cent. nickel and within a diameter range of 0·2 milli
and at 50 cycles per second] for grain oriented sheet and strip of metre to 5 millimetres both inclusive; .
a thickness of 0·31 millimetre (0·012 inch) or less. (c) Scrap forms of the alloys covered under (b) above.
1635. Alloy steels, as follows: Note: It is not the intention to cover those magnetic materials
not covered by Item 1631.
(a) Containing: See also A.E. 9, 10 and 11.
(1) 10 per cent. or more molybdenum (but 5 per cent. or more
molybdenum in any alloys containing more than 14 pe r 1668. Tungsten wire:
cent. chromium); or (a) Tungsten wire and cut coils, coated;
(2) 6 per cent. or more cobalt except: (b) Tungsten wire in cut coils, uncoated, except:
(i) Permanent magnetic metals with a cobalt content of (i) Coiled coil filaments;
25 per cent. or less; (ii) Single coil lamp filaments having any of the following
(ii) High speed tool steels containing up to 10 per cent. characteristics:
cobalt, less than 5 per cent. chromium and no nickel; (1) 'Set' or 'sintered';
or (2) A diameter of 19 microns or less;
Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider (3) A diameter of 250 microns or more and a length not
licences for exports of small quantities of narrow exceeding 100 millimetres.
strips for watch springs. (c) Tungsten wire, uncoated, except wire of a thickness not exceeding
(3) 1·5 per cent. or more niobium and/or tantalum; 600 microns of which the tensile strength does not exceed 35 grams
(b) Nickel bearing stabilized steels, not elsewhere specified, having per milligram per 200 millimetres (140 kilogrammes per square
a total of 38 per cent. or more of alloying elements except such millimetre).
steels containing less than 0·4 per cent. titanium or niobium- Note: Checking tensile strength is effected after drawing wire
tantalum; to a thickness of 180 microns for units of greater thickness, and
(Note: For the purpose of calc~lating the 38 per cent.. cut-off, heating for 10 minutes in a hydrogen atmosphere at 2100° Centi.
the maximum of the range speCIfied for each element IS to be grade.
taken. In the absence of a specified maximum for titanium or 1670. Tantalum, as follows:
niobium-tantalum, the figure of 0·4 per cent. shall be used to (a) Raw materials;
indicate the presence of titanium or 0·8 per cent. for niobium- (b) Ferro-tantalum and ferro-tantalum-niobium;
tantalum. The 38 per cent. cut-off must not be exceeded to take (c) Metal and tantalum-based alloys containing 60 per cent. or more
account of manufacturing or other tolerances. Alloying elements tantalum or 60 per cent. or more tantalum-niobium in combina.
means everything other than iron.) tion;
(c) Precipitation hardening steels, containing 4 per cent. or more
nickel. Note: The Export Licensing Branch will consider licences for
exports of tantalum in surgical forms.
1648. Cobalt, as follows: (d) Scrap forms of the metal and alloys covered under (c) above;
(a) Raw materials, including White Alloys and Red Alloys; (e) Seamless pipe and tubing.
(b) Cobalt metal and cobalt-bearing alloys (other than alloys covered
by Items 1631 and 1635), containing: 1671. Titanium, as follows:
(i) 50 per cent. or more cobalt; or (a) Metal and titanium-based alloys containing 70 per cent. or more
(ii) 19 per cent. or more cobalt and 14 per cent. or more chro- titanium;
mium and less than 1 per cent. carbon; or (b) Scrap forms of the metal and alloys covered under <a) above.
(iii) 19 per cent. or more cobalt and 14 per cent. or more chro- Plutonium, uranium and thorium. (See A.E. 1.)
mium and 3 per cent. or more molybdenum; Zirconium. (See A.E. 8.)
(Note: The Export Licensing B~a!lch will consider Beryllium. (See A.E. 12.)
licences for the export of small quantItIes of dental alloys Lithium. (See A.E. 35.)
and small quantities of narrow strips for watch springs.)
(c) Scrap forms of the metal and alloys covered under (b) above.
Group K
1649. Niobium (columbium), as follows:
(a) Raw materials; Chemicals, Metalloids and Petroleum Products
(b) Ferro-niobium an.d ferro-niobium-tantalum;
(c) Metal and niobium-based alloys ~o~taining 60 pe: cent. ~r 11?-0re 1701. Detonating and priming compositions, as follows:
niobium or 60 per cent. or more nIobIum-tantalum In combInatIon; (a) Mercury fulminate, lead azide, lead styphnate, lead thiocyan~te,
<d) Scrap forms of the metal and alloys covered under (c) above. lead dinitroresorcinate, barium styphnate, tetrazine; and detonatlnf
or priming compositions (mixtures) containing one or more 0
1654. Magnesium base alloys having a content of 0·4 per cent. or these chemicals;
more of zirconium, or 1 ·5 per cent. or more of thorium, or 1 per cent. or (b) Sodium azide.
more of rare earth metals (cerium mischmetal), as follows:
<a) Crude and semi-fabricated forms; 1702. Hydraulic fluids, synthe~ic, having a viscosity of not more than
(b) Scrap forms. 4,000 centistokes at -54 0 Centigrade and not less than 1·5 centistokes
at +150° Centigrade.
1658. Molybdenum, as follows: 1703. Stabilizers for explosives, as follows:
(a) Ferro-molybdenum.; (a) Ethyl and methyl centralites;
(b) Metal and molybdenum-based alloys containing 60 per cent. or (b) NN-diphenylurea (unsymmetrical diphenylurea);
more molybdenum; (c) Methyl-NN-diphenylurea (methyl unsymmetrical diphenylureA);
(Notes: (d) Ethyl-NN-diphenylurea (ethyl unsymmetrical diphenylurea);
1. This Item does not cover clean wire of a diameter not exceed- (e) Ethyl phenyl urethane;
ing 500 microns and which, after having been fully annealed, has
an elongation factor not exceeding 5 per cent. for diameters up to (Continued on next page)

soviet Bloc and China (Continued)

(f) Diphenyl urethane; 1757. Silicon of a purity of 99·9 per cent. or more.
( ) Diortho tolyl-ureth~e;
(g) 2_Nitrodiphenyl~11?-me; 1760. Tantalum compounds.
(i) p_NitromethylanI1me. 1770. Jet fuel (aircraft turbine engine fuel) as follows:
1715 Boron, the following: (a) Wide cut gasoline type;
(a) Boron minerals, including but not limited to Colemanite, Pander- (b) Kerosene type having a freezing point below --60 0 Centigrade;
mite Rasorite and Ulexite, crude and refined; (c) High flash kerosene type having a minimum fiashpoint of 60°
(b) Bordn element (metal), all forms including grains and powder; Centigrade;
(c) Boron carbide and boron nitride; (d) Any liquid fuel, including petroleum, which contains high energy
l Or (d) Boron. compounds and mixtures, not elsewhere specified, the components or compounds thereof, having a gross calorific value
folloWIng: of not less than 13,000 calories/grammes (23,400 British Thermal
(i) Boric acids and salts (sodium, potassium, ammonium, Units per pound).
magnesium and calcium) and esters of boric acids, crude or
refined, not including perborates; 1781. Synthetic lubricating oils and greases (ester type) which are or
(ii) Boric oxide, boron trifluoride and its complexes, boron contain:
trichloride and its complexes and fluoroborates; (a) Esters of dibasic saturated aliphatic acids combined with saturated
(iii) Other boron compounds (excluding metal borates, not aliphatic monohydric alcohols; where both of the two constituents
:han contain six or more carbon atoms; and/or
illli. elsewhere specified, and perborates), and mixtures, con-
taining 10 per cent. or n10re of boron in combined and/or (b) Esters of dibasic saturated aliphatic acids combined with poly-
elemental (metallic) form. glycols, when one or both of the two constituents contain six or
rials more carbon atoms;
1721. Diethylene triamine. (c) All fluoro-alcohol esters.
I 1731. Hydrazine in concentrations of 70 per cent. or more; hydrazine Note: Excepted from parts (a)-(c) above are:
I nitrate; unsymmetrical dimethyl hydrazine. Those oils and greases containing by weight either not less than
1732. Hydrogen peroxide (50 per cent. strength and over). 50 per cent. of neutral castor oil; or not less than 5 per cent. of neutral
castor oil and not less than 50 per cent. of castor oil and petroleum
1741. Nitroguanidine. oil together.
ring 1742. Guanidine nitrate. 1789. High octane blending agents for aircraft fuels, as follows:
1743. Molybdenum disulphide of a purity of 86 per cent. or more. (a) Alkylates (aviation grade);
(b) Isopentane;
1744. Pentaerythritol tetranitrate. (c) Neohexane.
not 1748. Picric acid (trinitrophenol). Fuming nitric acid. (See M.L. 8.)
Deuterium and compounds. (See A.E. 5.)
ling 1755. Silicone fluids and greases, as follows: Tetrafluoroethylene, polymerised or not. (See A.E. 6.)
lms (a) Halogenated silicone fluids; Trifluorochlorethylene, polymerised or not. (See A.E. 7.)
lare (b) Lubricating greases capable of operating at temperatures of 180 0 Materials for refractories. (See A.E. 13.)
Centigrade or higher and having a drop point of 220 0 Centigrade Fluorine. (See A.E. 14.)
vire or higher. Chlorine trifluoride. (See A.E. 15.)
md Fluorinated hydrocarbons. (See A.E. 17.)
lti· Artificial graphite. (See A.E. 34.)
IMPORTANT Lithium compounds. (See A.E. 35.)

Export Invoices for Goods shipped to NEW ZEALAND Group L
na· The New Zealand Customs Regulations 1959 have made changes in the Preferential
Tariff and Intermediate Tariff Certificates of Origin, for goods arriving in New
Zealand on and after 1st April, 1960. Synthetic Rubber and Synthetic Film
for The two revised forms are as under:
British Goods - Preferential Tariff (Form 57) Our Ref. No. 1414 1801. Synthetic rubber, the following:
(Revised 1959) (a) Alkyl polysulphide liquid polymers;
Intermediate Tariff (Form 59) ... Our Ref. No. 5698
(Revised 1959) Note: The definition is intended to cover polymers which are in
themselves liquid. Water dispersions, otherwise called latices, are
The Non-Preferential Form (previously Form 2) has not been not covered.
ore revised but will in future be officially known as Form 56 ... Our Ref. No. 1470
The above revised forms are now available from stock from:
(b) Fluorinated silicone rubber and other fluorinated elastomeric
material and such organic intermediates for their production as
THE CHATSWORTH PRESS Bc PAPER CO. LTO contain 10 per cent. or more of combined fluorine.
39 Waterloo Road, London, N.W.2
(Telephone GLAdstone 5473, 7746 and 0766)
1920. Synthetic film for dielectric use (condenser tissue) of 0·0015 inch
who will be pleased to send a complete up-to-date list of all stock Forms.
(0'038 millimetre) or less in thickness capable of being used for con-
densers covered by the definition of Item 1560.




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