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Pig Iron


Pig Iron Description Pig iron is the intermediate product of smelting iron ore with a high-carbon fuel such as coke, usually with limestone as a flux. Charcoal and anthracite have also been used as fuel. Pig iron has a very high carbon content, typically 3.5–4.5% which makes it very brittle …

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Precious metals, coins, money, bullion


Precious metals, coins, money, bullion Description / Application A precious metal is a rare, naturally occurring metallic chemical element of high economic value. Chemically, the precious metals are less reactive than most elements. They are usually ductile and have a high lustre. Historically, precious metals were important as currency but …

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Scrap metal


Scrap metal Description / Application Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials. Unlike waste, scrap can have significant monetary value. Scrap metal originates both in business and residential environments. Typically a “scrapper” will advertise their …

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Sponge iron : Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)

Iron pellets

Sponge iron  : Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)   Description / Application / Shipment – Storage / Risk factors Direct-reduced iron (DRI), also called sponge iron, is produced from direct reduction of iron ore (in the form of lumps, pellets or fines) by a reducing gas produced from natural gas or …

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Steel Description / Application / Shipment / Storage Basically, there are three types of steel commonly carried by sea in appreciably quantities: sheets, roiled sections and small section material, rods and wire. Steel sheet is mainly carried in the form of coils, but smaller quantities are frequently carried in packs. …

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Steel plates


Steel plates Description / Shipment / Storage Sheet metal is metal by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces. It is one of the fundamental forms used in metalworking and it can be cut and bent into a variety of shapes. Countless everyday objects are constructed with sheet metal. Thicknesses …

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Steel profiles

steel Profiles

Steel profiles Description Steel profiles are steel products which have been rolled, drawn or pressed into a shape which is of the same cross-section over its entire length. Steel profiles are classed as follows: Concrete reinforcement steel is the name for smooth, profiled and ribbed round steel bars (structural steel …

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Steel sheet in coils

Steel sheet

Steel sheet in coils Description Cold rolled steel sheeting This material is manufactured by re-rolling and cold reduction of hot rolled steel sheeting. The first step taken in the process is when a hot rolled steel coil is unwound and passed through rolls which flex the plating in such a …

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Sulphate of Iron – Copperas


Sulphate of Iron – Copperas Description Iron (ferrous) sulphate comprises greenish or yellow-brown crystals or granules, odourless in water with saline taste, insoluble in alcohol. Iron Sulfate or Ferrous Sulfate is the chemical compound with the formula FeSO4. It is used medically to treat iron deficiency, and also for industrial …

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Tubes – Pipes (steel)


Tubes Pipes (steel) Description A pipe is a tubular section or hollow cylinder, usually but not necessarily of circular cross-section, used mainly to convey substances which can flow — liquids and gases (fluids), slurries, powders, masses of small solids. It can also be used for structural applications; hollow pipe is …

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