Updated on January 12th, 2023

Pig Iron

Pig Iron

Pig-Iron is manufactured at SML’s Mini Blast Furnace using the process of producing hot metal from iron oxide burden, using coke, both as reductant and fuel.
pig iron manufacturing plant

Chemical Composition of SML Pig Iron

Chemical %
Carbon 3.5 to 4
Silicon 1 to 1.5
Sulphur .050 to .080
Phosphorus .080 to .120

FAQ's

The three primary ingredients to be placed in the blast furnace are iron ore, carbon, and limestone. As pig iron has a lot of carbon content, it makes pig iron very brittle and not useful directly as a material except for limited applications.

Pig iron is used for steel making, foundries, alloy making, automotive castings, and other iron-based castings. It is the principal component of the charge makeup used by high-quality ferrous foundries and steel mills. For more details, click here.

Pig Iron is a high-iron, low residual metallic material which is used to produce high-quality iron and steel products. You can check our website for information on pig iron.

Scroll to top
Enquiry
close slider