Decorative work in wrought iron and other metals by Fritz KuМ€hn

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Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Translated [from the German] by Gillian Brett.

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StatementFritz Kühn.
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Pagination152p. :
Number of Pages152
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Open LibraryOL19314968M

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The lower density of wrought iron, g m −2, is associated with the residual slag inclusions entrapped into the structure of a metallic matrix [13].Slag varies between 1% and 4% of its content and exists in a purely physical association, that is, it is not alloyed, which.

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Let’s get started!This glassy layer retards oxidation to the extent that the iron can be heated rather more than purer metal without burning and for this reason Wrought Iron is more malleable to forge than any other metal but more importantly this is why it is so beautiful to fire weld, the slag acting as a flux.Wrought iron is an iron alloy with a very low carbon (less than %) content in contrast to cast iron (% to 4%).

It is a semi-fused mass of iron with fibrous slag inclusions (up to 2% by weight), which gives it a "grain" resembling wood that is visible when it is etched or bent to the point of failure. Wrought iron is tough, malleable, ductile, corrosion-resistant and easily welded.

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