Pig Iron

Description:

Asmet source a range of Pig Iron grades direct from leading world producers and maintain strategic stocks to offer a reliable, high quality supply at competitive prices.

Our foundry metallurgists have extensive experience in helping our customers select the optimum grade of pig iron and charge make-up to suit their casting process.

High Purity Nodular Pig Iron

Description:

  • Nodular Pig Iron, also known as S.G. Pig Iron is used as a high purity furnace charge addition, primarily for the production of Ductile Irons.
  • Contains low levels of deleterious trace elements enabling consistent production of ferritic grades.
  • A low Sulphur content helps to maximise the recovery of Magnesium during the nodularisation process.
  • Ultra high purity grades are available for production of 400/18 and other specialised grades of castings.

Sizes:

12 – 15 Kg Ingots

Packaging:

Bulk via Tipper, Shrink-Wrapped on Pallets, Drums on Pallets

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeCMnPSSi
High Purity Nodular Pig Iron3.5 – 4.5%0.05% max0.05% max0.015% max0.5% or 1.0% max

Basic Pig Iron

Description:

  • Used as a furnace charge addition for the production of Flake and Ductile Cast Irons.
  • Sulphur content is higher than Nodular Pig Irons but deleterious trace element count is low.
  • Asmet also supply Basic Pig Iron for use as ballast and counterweights for boats, ships and heavy commercial vehicles and machines.

Sizes:

12 – 15 Kg Ingots

Packaging:

Bulk via Tipper, Bulk in Containers, Drums on Pallets

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeCMnPSSi
Basic Pig Iron3.5 – 4.5%0.06% max0.06% max0.025% max 0.5 – 1.5%

Foundry Pig Iron

Description:

  • Foundry Pig Iron, also known as Haematite Pig iron is used as a furnace charge addition primarily for the production of Flake / Grey Cast Irons.
  • Contains useful levels of Manganese, Sulphur and Phosphorus.
  • High levels of Carbon and Silicon ensure a low melting point for reduced melting costs.

Sizes:

12 – 15 Kg Ingots

Packaging:

Bulk via Tipper, Shrink-Wrapped on Pallets, Drums on Pallets

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeCMnPSSi
3.2 – 3.6% Si Foundry Pig Iron3.5 – 4.5%0.3 – 1.0%0.12% max0.05% max3.2 – 3.6%
2.8 – 3.2% Si Foundry Pig Iron3.5 – 4.5%0.3 – 1.0% 0.12% max0.05% max2.8 – 3.2%