malleable iron


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malleable iron

n
1. (Metallurgy) Also called: malleable cast iron cast iron that has been toughened by gradual heating or slow cooling
2. (Metallurgy) a less common name for wrought iron
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Detachable-link, malleable iron chain (also known as "flat chain") was created by William D.
The first change occurred with the 1892 catalog, a drop from $1.50 to $1.25 per dozen for malleable iron screw eyes, and from $3 to $2.50 per dozen for steel, a 20 percent decline for each.
One of the great early American inventors, Boyden later sold the factory and turned to production of malleable iron, locomotives, steam engines, and other items.
Among the four industry branches studied separately, nationwide average hourly wages were $8.50 for steel foundries, $8.77 for gray iron pipe and fittings foundries, $10.04 for gray iron foundries, except pipe and fittings, and $10.83 for malleable iron foundries (table 1).
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They were also owners of the Malleable iron company, Hartlepool, who also had the Malleable Works in Portrack, Stockton, for many years.
Total production of iron increased, with gray iron growing 4.6%, and ductile iron expanding by 1.3%, while malleable iron fell 27.1%.
Detachable link chain made of malleable iron is another story entirely.
Degutis was a heat treater for many years working for New England Malleable Iron Co.
The group, which supplies spheroidal graphite and malleable iron castings, increased its profit in the year to end-March but said its outlook is uncertain because of rising electricity prices and its pension fund deficit.