ferrosilicon


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fer·ro·sil·i·con

 (fĕr′ō-sĭl′ĭ-kən, -kŏn′)
n.
An iron and silicon alloy used as a deoxidizer and to add silicon to carbon steel and stainless steel.

ferrosilicon

(ˌfɛrəʊˈsɪlɪkən)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an alloy of iron and silicon, used in making cast iron and steel
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Besides, the industrial applications include catering corundum, glass, refractories, silicon carbide, cordite, ferrosilicon, zeolite and tungsten carbide.
Rebar, air-conditioning engines, ferrosilicon, raisins, vaseline, pickles, dairy products, earthenware and cookware, make up the main commodities exported from the mid-Western Iranian province of Hamedan in the first quarter of the local fiscal.
"Ferrosilicon sales went down by 14% quarter-on-quarter.
The plant's primary product is a high-quality ferrosilicon (FeSi75), which is the key element in steel production and alloying.
* Chemical compounds and other mineral products such as furfuryl alcohol and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, ferrosilicon, ferrosilicon manganese, iron ores, and others.
The Association of Bhutanese Industries(ABI) is looking into to resolve adulteratedferrosilicon practices that seem to behappening along the highways in India.Ferrosilicon industries are yet to findthe whereabouts of the lost ferrosilicon.However, not a single vehicle has beencaught for adulteration despite strictmonitoring.
The non-ferrous metals and foundry plant will have the annual production capacity of 50,000 tons of ferrosilicon and 72,000 tons of ferrosilicomanganese.
Mr Molale also called for local production of ferrosilicon, which is currently imported from South Africa.
According to the company, following a 30% drop in the charge chrome benchmark price from a year earlier on one side, and the significantly increased prices of raw materials, graphite electrodes and ferrosilicon on the other, profitability was further hindered by weakening of the US dollar combined with a strengthening of the South African Rand.
This was attributed to stronger ore and alloy prices, higher volumes of ferrosilicon (FeSi), manganese alloy and manganese ore traded, as well as the improvements made to production efficiencies at the OMSA smelter.
Jugohrom's output largely consists of ferrosilicon. Most of it is intended for export to the European market.