What is Iron, Cast Iron and Their Types?

Cast iron

The metals in which iron is present in most quantities are called ferrous metals. Ferrous metals with different properties are used for various purposes. Introduction to Iron, Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, and Steel The commonly used ferrous metals and alloys are:• Pig Iron• Cast Iron• Wrought Iron• Steels and Alloy Steels Various processes are used … Read more

What is SS Stainless steel, its Types, and Composition?

Stainless steel

Stainless steel is an alloy that contains iron, relatively little carbon, minimum of 10.5% chromium, and up to 30% nickel. Although they are typically 18% chromium and 8% nickel. For increased corrosion resistance or for manufacturing requirements in specific applications, chromium can be increased and other elements such as manganese, aluminum, titanium, and molybdenum can … Read more

Non Ferrous Metals Copper, Brass, and Their Alloys

Non Ferrous Metals

Non-ferrous metals and alloys do not contain significant amounts of iron. The most common non-ferrous metals used in engineering applications are copper, aluminum, tin, lead, and zinc. Nickel, Magnesium, and antimony are also used to alloy the non-ferrous metals mentioned above. Properties and Uses of Non Ferrous Metals Copper Copper is a corrosion-resistant metal with … Read more

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