Casting Shop, British Aluminium, Lochaber

Maker
1. Unknown
2. British Aluminium Co Ltd
Production date
1950s
Description
Casting Shop, British Aluminium, Lochaber, showing blocks being removed from the casting pit.

This photo is not scanned. You can see the original in the Archives in Callendar House

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Production date
1950s
Subject notes
The liquid aluminium was drawn off from a holding furnace where it was held in the molten state after the smelting process. It was then cast into blocks. Prior to the 1950s it would have been cast into ingots.
Accession number
P44672

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