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ALASTAIR PHILIP WIPER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALASTAIR PHILIP WIPER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Sand and die casting foundry. Worker preparing a sand mould (or die) that will be used to cast metal parts at a foundry. This manufacturing method involves pouring molten metal into moulds to cast shapes that would be difficult to produce by other means. The mould (or die) here consists of sand or clay, moulded to form the required shape. Photographed in London, UK.
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