Core shop, New Grange Foundry, Bo'ness

Maker
Tom Astbury
Production date
07 Aug 1979
Description
View of cores for rain water goods and other items.
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Department
Maker
Production date
07 Aug 1979
Subject notes
A hollow casting such as a pipe needed a core inside the mould so that the space would not fill with molten iron. Cores were made from moulding sand in two halves which were then glued together and baked in a stove. It was often women's work.
Accession number
P06076

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