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Types of Cast Iron

Types of Cast Iron

By on Dec 16, 2019 in Uses of Iron

To get the different varieties of cast iron, the production process has to be changed. Here are the different types of cast iron commonly used in the industrial world. White Iron: As the name suggests, white iron is referred to as this because of its bright appearance. To get white iron, the silicon content has to be less than 1.3 per cent. Plus, the graphite has to...

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Origin of Iron

Origin of Iron

By on Nov 27, 2019 in Types of Iron

Iron’s chemical formula is Fe. It happens to be the most common metal on earth and occupies five per cent of the earth’s surface. Iron has been in use since 5000 BC, but the history of items made from it dates back to 3000 BC. Notably, meteorites were the first form of iron to have been used by humans in ancient times. But back then, iron was only used...

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Countries Where Iron is Abundant

Countries Where Iron is Abundant

By on Oct 6, 2019 in Types of Iron

Iron mining depends on different factors, but if deposits are anywhere between 56 and 60 per cent Fe, this is good enough for mining even commercially. Here are some of the countries leading not only in iron ore production but also in deposits. China: This happens to be the leading producer and consumer of iron ore since the country is a manufacturing giant. China...

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