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Welding and Cutting Metals
     

Welding and Cutting Metals

by Anony mous
 
Iron.--Iron, in its pure state, is a soft, white, easily worked
metal. It is the most important of all the metallic elements, and is, next
to aluminum, the commonest metal found in the earth.
Mechanically speaking, we have three kinds of iron: wrought iron, cast iron
and steel. Wrought iron is very nearly pure iron; cast iron contains carbon
and

Overview

Iron.--Iron, in its pure state, is a soft, white, easily worked
metal. It is the most important of all the metallic elements, and is, next
to aluminum, the commonest metal found in the earth.
Mechanically speaking, we have three kinds of iron: wrought iron, cast iron
and steel. Wrought iron is very nearly pure iron; cast iron contains carbon
and silicon, also chemical impurities; and steel contains a definite
proportion of carbon, but in smaller quantities than cast iron.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012240224
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
03/09/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
251 KB

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