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n. - Pig iron containing manganese.

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  • For a spiegeleisen not more than 1 gramme of the sample should be taken, and for a ferro-manganese 0.3 gramme.
  • These two elements are then restored to the iron by adding spiegeleisen (an alloy of iron, carbon and manganese).
  • Manganese itself has a value for steel-making; or, rather, for the making of spiegeleisen and ferro-manganese, which are used in the Bessemer and Siemens processes.
  • Manganese ores are used mainly in the manufacture of steel, the alloys spiegeleisen and ferromanganese being added to the molten steel after treatment in the Bessemer... for more
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