A raw material of iron mixed with chrome, giving chromium to steels and casting iron. A finishing material containing about 70% chromium alloyed with iron and used when it is desired to add chromium to steel. Chromium provides corrosion resistance to stainless steel. An extremely heavy cargo. Note that it also exists in various grades and classifications, contains normally between 60% and 70% chromium. Bulk density: 3,571 to 5,556 kg/m3.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Ferrochromium, carbon ferrochromium, chrome ferroalloy 


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