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What is wrought iron?

Karen Henry Article Casting design Information materials Metal Short Article Wrought iron

What is wrought iron? Wrought iron is a purer iron with lower carbon content. The roughness of wrought iron gives the metal its unique antique-style. Wrought iron is tough, malleable, ductile and can be easily welded. How is wrought iron made? Wrought iron was traditionally made in a bloomery furnace.  Wrought Iron vs. Cast Iron vs. Steel Wrought iron is not brittle and seldom breaks/snaps and as such wrought iron is used for more delicate ironwork. Wrought iron is easier to bend and is less prone to break than cast iron. Cast iron is more rigid. Wrought iron's ease to bend is...

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