ferroaluminum

ferroaluminum

[¦fe·rō·ə′lü·mə·nəm]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of iron and aluminum; added to molten steel as a deoxidizer or as an alloying component.
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*Ferrosil-14 ferroaluminum silicate improves abrasion resistance.
Specialty Alloys-FeP, FeTi, FeW, FeB, FeSe pellets, Ferroaluminum
in "Acid Steelmaking Practice Changes and Results," Carpenter discussed the foundry's use of an oxygen (O) probe, ferroaluminum (FeAl) as a pre-block, calcium carbide (Ca[C.sub.2]) as a slag reducing agent, argon (Ar) stirring, increased carbon (C) boil to reduce dissolved gas contents, an O valve, and powdered Ca-silicide injection.