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ferro-alloys




Combinations of silicon, manganese, chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, titanium and several other elements, added to molten steel to confer such properties as greater strength and corrosion resistance. Individually they are named after their major constituents; for example, ferrochromium contains about 70% chromium, about 6% carbon, and about 2% silicon as well as iron.


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