malleable iron


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malleable iron

[′mal·yə·bəl ′ī·ərn]
(metallurgy)
White cast iron which has been rendered malleable by heat treatment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

malleable iron

1. A white cast iron that has been annealed; malleable cast iron.
2. Wrought iron. A low-carbon cast iron that has been annealed and allowed to cool slowly; capable of being beaten into shape to form decorative ironwork.
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