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factory where metal castings are produced
A facility that melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with, as iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.
Etymology: From fonderie.
A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings. Metals are cast into shapes by melting them into a liquid, pouring the metal into a mold, and removing the mold material after the metal has solidified as it cools. The most common metals processed are aluminum and cast iron. However, other metals, such as bronze, brass, steel, magnesium, and zinc, are also used to produce castings in foundries. In this process, parts of desired shapes and sizes can be formed. Foundries are one of the largest contributors to the manufacturing recycling movement, melting and recasting millions of tons of scrap metal every year to create new durable goods. Moreover, many foundries use sand in their molding process. These foundries often use, recondition, and reuse sand, which is another form of recycling.
the act, process, or art of casting metals
the buildings and works for casting metals
Etymology: [See Foundery.]
A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings. Metals are cast into shapes by melting them into a liquid, pouring the metal in a mold, and removing the mold material or casting after the metal has solidified as it cools. The most common metals processed are aluminium and cast iron. However, other metals, such as bronze, brass, steel, magnesium, and zinc, are also used to produce castings in foundries. In this process, parts of desired shapes and sizes can be formed.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A place for casting all kinds of ordnance; a foundery.
The numerical value of foundry in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of foundry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of foundry in a Sentence
Intel up to this point in time has done very little manufacturing for other firms, it has designed and manufactured its own chips in its own (facilities). But the US has a huge and vibrant chip design sector ... I think if it's just Intel wanting to be a foundry provider, that sort of extends the time frame, because that is not their area of expertise.
When we get an order, we have to order from a foundry, which has to communicate with the people supplying them metal, so there's always a lag.
They pushed the can down the road. intel’s 14-nanometer chip transistor speed has always been faster than what any foundry can offer even at 7-nanometer.
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