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Impressive equipment
It takes years of practice before getting into casting and mastering the handling of crucibles in a more than 2,550° F heat (1,400° C). The protective equipment of the workers at the GHM metallurgical factory consists of an aluminized suit, a mask, and gloves. The artisans are focused on their work and barely speak during the casting of incandescent metal. The factory has been installed in Sommevoire since 1837 and owned by the same company since 1857.
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