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Iron powder

Iron powder (not Reduced)

Production technique: water atomization, sieving
Particle shape: irregular
Particle size distribution: 850 to 45 microns.
Apparent density: 3.0 to 3.7 g/cm3
Total oxygen content: 0.90 to 1.60%
Fe content: 95% 98% Depending on application, aspects like chemical composition, particle specific surface, shaping aspects, magnetic sensitivity, are defining production specifications.
Colour: dark grey

Product families

Carrier
Iron powder
Description of the material and main chemical components

Iron powder

Description of the manufacturing process

Water atomisation, sieving

Typical applications

Carrier on photocopiers

Main characteristic

Customised performances

Application notes

Product is tailored on specific customer need

Recommended packaging

BB 1500

Type Upper cut size(µm) Ot % C % Apparent density(g/cm3)
XC 180 0.8 0.05 3.7
Ferblast MT
Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C
Description of the material and main chemical components

Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C

Description of the manufacturing process

Water atomisation and sieving

Typical applications

Soft blasting (i.e. rubber and glass moulds)

Particle shape

Slightly irregular, globular, with smooth surface

Main characteristic

Mostly characterised by coarse size with shape and size distribution suiting to abrasion purposes

Particle upper cut size (full range)

106 to 850

Particle upper cut size (typical)

300 to 500

Apparent density (typical)

3,5 to 3,7

Application notes

Powder colour grade on dark grey suggest use where material treated colour is not relevant

Recommended packaging

S25 P1000

Type Upper cut size(µm) Ot % C % Apparent density(g/cm3)
MT 106/3,8 106 0.9 0.05 3.8
MT 300/3,7 300 0.9 0.05 3.7
MT 500/3,6 500 1 0.05 3.65
MT 850/3,5 850 0.9 0.05 3.5
Ferchim MT
Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C and other elements on custom base
Description of the material and main chemical components

Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C and other elements on custom base

Description of the manufacturing process

Tightly controlled smelting, water atomisation and sieving

Typical applications

Ferchim has broad use as raw material to chemical processes to be transformed in other components (i.e. Fe2O3) , or as a catalyst, or to be used in electrolitic processes, or to alloy with other metals

Particle shape

Irregular to round

Main characteristic

Mostly characterised by strict parameters of chemical composition which can be customised in specific cases. Particle size distribution can also be selective.

Particle upper cut size (full range)

63 to 500

Particle upper cut size (typical)

63 to 500

Apparent density (typical)

3,2 to 3,6

Application notes

Normally used when Oxides are permitted in modest quantity

Recommended packaging

BB 1500

Type Upper cut size(µm) Ot % C % Apparent density(g/cm3)
MT 106/3,4 150 1.4 0.05 3.3
MT 150/3,3 150 1 0.05 3.2
MT 150/3,7 150 1.2 0.05 3.7
MT 250/3,1 250 0.95 0.225 3.1
MT 500/3,2 500 1 0.05 3.2
MT 63/3,4 63 1.6 0.05 3
Ferelet MT
Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C
Description of the material and main chemical components

Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C

Description of the manufacturing process

Water atomisation, sieving and (possible) mechanical action

Typical applications

Base material in production of welding electrodes

Particle shape

Slightly irregular, globular, with smooth surface

Main characteristic

Mostly characterised by coarse size and modest Oxides content

Particle upper cut size (full range)

300 to 500

Particle upper cut size (typical)

300 to 500

Apparent density (typical)

3,0 to 3,7

Application notes

Mechanical action has result to rise density and reduce Ot content

Recommended packaging

BB 1500

Type Upper cut size(µm) Ot % C % Apparent density(g/cm3)
MT 425/3,0 425 1.1 0.05 3
MT 425/3,7 425 0.9 0.05 3.7
MT 425/3,7 C 425 0.9 0,09 to 0,15 3.7
Ferilev MT
Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C
Description of the material and main chemical components

Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C

Description of the manufacturing process

Water atomisation, sieving and (possible) colouring

Typical applications

Use on magnetic metallurgic tests (magnetoscopic)

Particle shape

Round

Main characteristic

Size and shape suiting needs of non-intrusive magnetoscopic tests. Low magnetic hysteresis. Special painting possible

Particle upper cut size (full range)

106

Particle upper cut size (typical)

106

Apparent density (typical)

3.7

Application notes

White painting allow contrast under wood light

Recommended packaging

S25 P1000

Type
Fertag MT
Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C
Description of the material and main chemical components

Iron powder with controlled content of Oxides, S, C

Description of the manufacturing process

Water atomisation, sieving and mechanical action

Typical applications

Flame cutting process

Particle shape

Regular-round

Main characteristic

High density , modest content of Oxides, regular particle shape

Particle upper cut size (full range)

75 to 212

Particle upper cut size (typical)

106 to 212

Apparent density (typical)

3.7

Application notes

Use on flame cutting torches requires powder of good flowability, regular particles and limited oxide content

Recommended packaging

S25 P1000

Type Upper cut size(µm) Ot % C % Apparent density(g/cm3)
MT 106/3,7 106 1.2 0.055 3.7
MT 150/3,7 150 1.1 0.05 3.7
MT 212/3.3 212 1.2 0.05 3.4
MT 212/3,7 212 1 0.05 3.7