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TD Foundry Help Commemorate Abraham Darby I

TD Foundry Help Commemorate Abraham Darby I

TD Foundry helped commemorate Abraham Darby I, the father of the industrial revolution, by supplying cast iron plaques for a new statue in his honour, which was officially unveiled last week.

Born in Woodsetton, a stone’s throw from TD Foundry’s manufacturing facility, Abraham Darby I developed a method of manufacturing iron in a blast furnace fuelled by coke rather than charcoal. This process marked a major step forward in the production of cast iron and made it possible to manufacture thin castings.

TD Foundry were delighted to be able to donate the cast iron plaques to the statue, in celebration of the man who paved the way for not only the casting industry, but the industrial revolution as a whole.