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The Brass Foundry: Building No. 7

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[This information is from p. 15 of the Schenectady Electrical Handbook by the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. (Schenectady, NY: General Electric Press, 1904). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 621.3 A51s.]

This building has an equipment of sixteen compressed air molding machines and the usual arrangement of pit furnaces in which are molded the smaller amounts of the various mixtures used in brass founding. Continuous furnaces are used for the bulk of the work, where a large number of castings are poured from the same mixture. About 150 men are employed, and the annual output at the present time is about 2100 tons of castings.

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