Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


If the furnace is provided with insufficient fuel at low temperatures, the type of pig iron produced, is called

[A]. Bessemer pig
[B]. Grey or foundry pig
[C]. White or forge pig
[D]. Mottled pig.

Answer: Option C


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Sandeep said: (Jan 3, 2017)  
What is pig here?

Sowjanya said: (Jan 31, 2017)  
What substance was produces by the pig iron, how this forge pig came?

How we decide this is building material?

Dutt Satbheer said: (Mar 23, 2017)  
Pig iron is a crude iron obtain by heating and melting.

Keerthana said: (Jun 20, 2017)  
Please, Give me the explanation.

Jeena said: (Aug 8, 2017)  
Please, anybody tell me what's pig iron and how it's formed?

Manish said: (Sep 11, 2017)  
Pig iron is an intermediate product of the iron industry. Pig iron has a very high carbon content, typically 3.5 "4.5%, along with silica and other constituents of dross, which makes it very brittle, and not useful directly as a material except for limited applications.

Sangita said: (Oct 9, 2017)  
What are Bessemer pig, grey or foundry pig and mottled pig?

Vinod Kumar Meena said: (Nov 29, 2017)  
Bessemer pig iron-mild steel.
Grey pig iron - cast iron.
White pig iron - wrought iron.
Mottled pig iron - heavy work.

Neethu Rajkrishnan said: (Feb 11, 2018)  
Please, anybody tell me what is wrought iron and its relationship with smelting of iron.

Laxmi Shah said: (Apr 8, 2019)  
I can't understand this please someone help me to get it.

Binesh Stha said: (Jul 2, 2019)  
Grey/Foundry pig- fuel at high temperature.
Forge/white pig- insufficient fuel at low temperature.

Jegan said: (Dec 8, 2020)  
If the furnace set at high temperature what type of pig iron will get?

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