History of the Metal Casting Industry (Second Edition)

By: Simpson, Bruce

Price: $186.50

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Book Condition: Near Fine


268 pages heavily illustrated with b&w photos, line drawings, cross-sections, woodcuts, etc. Medium format book with heavy, glossy paper. Book shows very light use only, with sharp corners to the covers, solid binding and no marking of any kind to text/interior. Contents include: Prehistoric development of metal, Far eastern foundry development, Casting development in the Mediterranean basin, Melting and molding methods of the renaissance, Casting of bells and guns, Sand castings of direct blast-furnace iron, The early iron foundry, Colonial foundries in the new world, Metals and melting in the nineteenth century, Development of foundry mechanization, Automation and aerospace -- new image of metal casting. With source material and index.

Title: History of the Metal Casting Industry (Second Edition)

Author: Simpson, Bruce

Categories: Crafts, Metal/Metalworking,

Publisher: American Foundryment's Society: 1969

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 130365

Keywords: Crucible, Steel Melting, open Hearth Furnace Tropenas Converter, Blast, Electric Arc, High Frequency Industion, Whiting Cupola, Bell Casting, Cannon, Stove, Bog Ore, Foundry Flasks, Reaumur, ,