French foundry journals

The Iron Library is happy to have been able to acquire a large number of issues of french foundry journals. A retired foundryman living in Paris passed his collection of french foundry periodicals on to the Iron Library. The issues cover a period of more than 40 years, starting in the mid 1960s.

The journals «Hommes et Fonderie» and «Fondeur d'aujourd'hui» are of particular value because they are rarely to be found in libraries in German-speaking countries. Including «Fonderie» – another french journal on foundry technology – the holdings of the Iron Library rank among the most extensive and complete collections in this subject area outside of France. We thank Christophe Buch (GF Casting Solutions) for arranging the contact with the supplier in Paris.