Moulding shop, New Grange Foundry, Bo'ness

Maker
Tom Astbury
Production date
07 Aug 1979
Description
View of molten iron being poured into moulds by two moulders. The ladle is suspended from an electrically-powered roof crane. One moulder is controlling its position by means of a remote control.
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Department
Maker
Production date
07 Aug 1979
Subject notes
Moulds were made in two halves. Sand was rammed round the mould in the moulding box. The moulds were then removed and the two halves of the moulding box fitted together using snugs and pins. Molten iron was then poured into the moulding box.
Accession number
P06044

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