NHIG - Heritage Ironwork Seminar
Posted on 26th February 2019
‘Pigs, Puddlers & Patterns’ - An Introduction to the History, Manufacture & Repair of Cast Iron
Date: Friday 21st June
Location: Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ
Price: £85 including lunch and refreshments (£40 students) Early bird discount: £70
This seminar held at the heart of the Early Industrial Revolution will explore various aspects of the making, forming and repair of cast iron, focusing on: History of iron-making: how pig iron becomes ‘wrought’ or ‘cast’; different types of furnaces; technical progression. Pattern Making: types of patterns and how they work, things to think about when designing/specifying Products: overview of Coalbrookdale castings, from kitchenware to industrial applications Repair of cast iron: different techniques & problem solving The day will include a bespoke tour of the museum.
For more information visti: https://nhig.org.uk/events/event/pigs-puddlers-patterns-an-introduction-to-the-history-manufacture-repair-of-cast-iron/