The Philadelphia-based Lanston Monotype Machine Company's "Giant Caster" (so called because of its capabilities, not the size of the machine itself) was introduced 1926. It was a new design, technically unrelated to the Monotype Composition and Type-&-Rule Casters. Its development process was led by Lanston Monotype's chief engineer at the time, Mauritz C. Indahl.
A Lanston Monotype Machine Company sales brochure on The Monotype Giant Caster describes its capabilities in this way:
"The Monotype Giant Caster makes type for use in hand composition in all sizes from 14 to 72 point and 84 point title line caps. [italics original] The 14 and 18 point type is cast solid in coreless molds; 24 and 30 point in molds which provide one core, 36, 42, 48, 60, and 72 point in double-core molds."
[it also casts] "special ornaments and corner-pieces from 14 to 72 point; special full-face figures and fractions from 14 to 108 point, special superior figures in sizes up to 72 point, and quads and spaces from 14 to 72 point."
[and fusion-cast strip material (furniture)] "14, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 60, and 72 point sizes of metal furniture can be made on the Giant Caster in any length from one pica to whatever measure you may desire." [noting also that] "Molds can be supplied for making Monotype Giant Caster Metal Furniture of any standard or special height to meet any requirement."
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