malleable iron


Origin:
1815–25

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

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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.
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