"Ford Charcoal Briquets, Modernized Charcoal for Foundry and Metal Works," circa 1943

Summary

Ford Motor Company's charcoal briquettes were good for more than just backyard cookouts. This brochure promoted their use as an industrial fuel. The briquettes' dry and even heat, according to the text, made them ideal for drying casting cores and molds, for covering molten metals to prevent oxidation, and for pre-heating castings prior to welding.

Ford Motor Company's charcoal briquettes were good for more than just backyard cookouts. This brochure promoted their use as an industrial fuel. The briquettes' dry and even heat, according to the text, made them ideal for drying casting cores and molds, for covering molten metals to prevent oxidation, and for pre-heating castings prior to welding.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

circa 1943

Collection Title

Archives Vertical File 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2016.0.34.2

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5.625 in

Width: 3.375 in

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