Moulding shop, New Grange Foundry, Bo'ness

Maker
Tom Astbury
Production date
07 Aug 1979
Description
View across a large modern moulding shop showing a ladle suspended from an overhead crane which is being controlled by one of the moulders. Another moulder is holding the twin handles which control the tilt of the ladle.
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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
P06066

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