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malleable iron

Origin of malleable iron
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Only steel or malleable iron materials are acceptable.
  • Washers may be cast iron ogee or malleable iron castings, or they may be cut from medium steel or wrought-iron plate.
  • malleable iron castings galvanized after fabrication, secured to curtain slats with galvanized rivets.
  • Post tops shall be steel, wrought iron or malleable iron.
British Dictionary definitions for malleable iron

malleable iron

Also called malleable cast iron. cast iron that has been toughened by gradual heating or slow cooling
a less common name for wrought iron
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