Definition of Basic iron

1. Noun. Pig iron containing a high percentage of phosphorus; used in making steel by a process that removes the phosphorus.

Generic synonyms: Pig Iron



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Literary usage of Basic iron

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1. The Mineral Industry (1897)
"maintained during the production of more than 75000 tons of basic iron, ... What constitutes good basic iron? So much depends on local requirements, ..."

2. American Druggist (1890)
"Alkaline solutions may contain a large excess of albumen, acid mixtures an equally large excess of basic iron. The excess of albumen is not eliminated by ..."

3. Liquid Steel: Its Manufacture and Cost by David Carnegie, Sidney C. Gladwyn (1913)
"Silicon, the valuable heat-giving agent in the acid process, is replaced by manganese in larger proportions in the basic iron. A considerable range in the ..."

4. Iron Making in Alabama by William Battle Phillips (1898)
"BASIC STEEL AND basic iron. the blast furnace practice in the Birmingham district it is a good result to obtain a pound of iron with 1.18 Ibs. •of coke. ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"basic iron is to be used in the basic process of steel manufacture. The iron should contain as little silicon as possible, as this will attack the basic ..."

6. Mechanical Engineering and Machine Shop Practice by Stanley Holmes Moore (1908)
"basic iron should not contain over 1% of silicon, although the phosphorus ... basic iron should never possess more than .05% of sulphur and 1% of manganese. ..."

7. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"... the authors that these basic iron salts kept the lead sulphate from being dissolved by the ammonium acetate solution, the effect being similar to that ..."

8. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Francis Mills Turner, Daniel Deronda Berolzheimer, William Parker Cutter, John Helfrich, Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"See Ferric sulfate, Basic. Iron Sulfate. See Ferric sulfate and Ferrous sulfate. Iron Sulfate Basic. See Ferric sulfate, Basic. Iron Sulfide. ..."

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