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/foundry section is devoted to discussion of the processes used to manufacture toy iron banks.  Information applies both to still and mechanical banks, and also is relevant to other cast iron toys, hardware, etc.
     Here a set of original articles can be downloaded, viewed, and printed.  A principal article and eight supplements deal with casting processes, and there are five articles that deal with bank "variations."  Downloadable files are in PDF format and can be viewed using free Adobe Reader applications.


     This section provides links to information available on the Web about pattern making and the casting of iron.