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American foundry practice

Treating of loam, dry sand and green sand moulding and containing a practical treatise upon the management of cupolas and the melting of iron.

by West, Thomas D.

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Published by J. Wiley & sons; [etc., etc.] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iron founding

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Thomas D. West
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS230 .W522 pt.1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 391 p.
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24184430M
    LC Control Number08008766
    OCLC/WorldCa6470566

    Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Joseph W. In what position, may we ask, would the printing industry be to-day without the great type families, known to fame as Cheltenham, Century [long list follows] and others? Young Benton was then commissioned to finish Lewis Buddy's Elbert Hubbard inspired Roycroftanother successful introduction.

    This achieved an unit system like that of the Monotype, but a single unit was called an "increment", while a group American foundry practice book three units was called a "unit" because those were the units dealt with in the Justowriter mechanism which previous models of the ATF Typesetter used exclusively. These disks were concentric rings of fonts on a transparent plastic material in negative form. With fully photos, the great majority never before published and of considerable historic value, together with a detailed appendix on tank car specifications and drawings, as well as a complete index, this is an essential book for anyone who is a railroad enthusiast or is interested in American railroads and rolling stock. With the inclusion of the Barth Caster and the Benton Pantograph, ATF immediately became the largest and the most technologically advanced foundry in the world.

    When major accounting errors showed that company to be even less profitable than was thought, Gillick was forced to resign. Given naming rights, the AMF logo appeared in the Manhattan skyline. The absence of stable management the company had seven presidents between andaging production facilities, rising labor costs, and the inability of AMF to operate efficiently and control its many product divisions from headquarters in White Plains, New York, contributed to a steady decline in sales and profits. It is well made and bound, and page layout is good.


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After incorporating key features developed by Leslie L. Reduce leaks at valves, couplings and pipe joints.

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Divestiture of the foundry[ edit ] By the s the foundry in Elizabeth, New Jersey was down to only six employees and duplicator manufacture was the principle business of ATF-Davidson.

As technology improved, ATF failed to keep pace and eventually the line was discontinued. There is also an archive of ATF materials in Columbia's special collections.

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