Metal oxides

  • IRON POWDER - Direct reduced iron, sponge iron

IRON POWDER - Direct reduced iron, sponge iron

Fe 

Iron powder, also known as direct reduced iron (DRI), is a highly pure form of iron that is produced by reducing iron ore in the form of pellets or lumps using a reducing gas derived from natural gas or coal. The reduction process removes oxygen from the iron ore, resulting in a product that is rich in metallic iron content.

The iron powder has various applications across different industries:

Steelmaking: One of the primary uses of iron powder is in the steelmaking industry. It serves as a source of metallic iron for the production of steel. Iron powder is added to the steelmaking process as a supplement or alternative to scrap metal. It helps enhance the efficiency of steelmaking and can be used to produce high-quality steel with specific properties.

Powder Metallurgy: Iron powder is widely used in powder metallurgy, a manufacturing process that produces metal parts and components from metal powders. It can be compacted and sintered to create a wide range of products, including automotive parts, machinery components, tools, and electrical contacts.

Chemical Industry: Iron powder is utilized in various chemical reactions and processes. It can serve as a reducing agent, catalyst, or precursor for the production of different chemicals and compounds. Iron powder can be used in the production of pigments, magnetic materials, and pharmaceuticals.

Welding and Brazing: Iron powder is sometimes added to welding and brazing processes to improve the quality of the weld joint. It helps enhance the fluidity of the molten metal, promotes better fusion, and provides strength to the weld.

Soil Remediation: Iron powder is used in soil remediation processes to remove contaminants, such as chlorinated solvents and heavy metals, from polluted soils. It acts as a reducing agent, helping to transform or immobilize the contaminants, making the soil cleaner and safer.

It's worth noting that the specific applications and uses of iron powder can vary depending on its purity, particle size, and other characteristics. Different industries and applications may require specific types of iron powder with tailored properties.

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Formula: Fe

Molar Mass: 55.845 g/mol
Form: lustrous metallic powder with a grayish tinge
CAS Number: 7439-89-6
Density: 7.874 g/cm³
Synonyms: Iron, Ancor B, Armco iron, Atomel 28, Atomiron, Blood stop, Carbonyl iron, Feronate, Ferretts, Ferro-Caps, Ferro-Time, Ferronyl, ferrous iron, Ferrous Metal Organic Framework, Ferrousal

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IRON POWDER - Direct reduced iron, sponge iron

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