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Alloy Iron

Definition of the noun alloy iron

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noun

  1. cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of alloy iron: alloy cast iron
    • more generic term: cast iron = an alloy of iron containing so much carbon that it is brittle and so cannot be wrought but must be shaped by casting
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Google previewDictionary of Engineering (1873)

The best manner to alloy iron with arsenic is by cementation. Arsenic combines very intimately with iron; its alloy cannot be hardened like steel, nor can it be annealed. When the heat in melting this alloy is too strong, the arsenic evaporates ...

Google previewSpons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval (1874)

by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne, Ernest Spon, Francis N. Spon

The best manner to alloy iron with arsenio is by cementation. Arsenic combines very intimately with iron ; its alloy cannot be hardened like steel, nor can it be annealed. When the heat in melting this alloy is too strong, the arsenic evaporates ...

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