Cast iron made from pig iron by long heating at a high temperature and slow cooling: it is especially strong and malleable.
Iron that is cast as white iron, and then transformed into malleable form through an annealing heat treatment.
Malleable-iron Sentence Examples
In securing the roof and sides of coal workings, malleable iron and steel are now used to some extent instead of timber, although the consumption of the latter material is extremely large.
The value of the output of iron and steel increased from $264,571,624 in 1890 to $471,228,844 in 1905, and the state furnished 46.5% of the pig-iron and 54% of the steel and malleable iron produced in the entire country.
Wrought or malleable iron has less of carbon and other elements in its composition than has cast iron.
The temperature is now raised to a white heat, and the product led by malleable iron pipes into condensing troughs containing water, when it condenses.
Many metallurgists were sceptical on theoretical grounds about his results, and only became convinced when they saw that his process was really able to convert melted cast iron into malleable iron in a perfectly fluid state.