Shop where metal sculpture is cast in moulds. Gases given off by molten metals are siphoned off through a series of runners and risers: Furnace temperature for melted bronze is 1010 degrees Celsius or 1880 Fahrenheit. See also Casting, Mould
This is a synonym for fabrication plant. A foundry is the actual location that produces of microprocessors. The term foundry initially referred to a location where metal was poured into molds, but in technology speak, it refers to the place where microprocessors are molded.