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Cupola charging platforms and gantries of the Sand Spun Plant
Mr D Matthews
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The Sand Spun Plant made pipes using a centrifugal method. Known as sand spun or mono cast, molten iron was poured into a sand lined mould which would then be rotated at high speeds. Besides eliminating the need for a central sand core, this method also produced pipes of greater durability and with even wall thickness'.