wrought iron

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iron having a low carbon content that is tough and malleable and so can be forged and welded

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Western Desert Resources Limited (ASX:WDR) today reported that assay results from drilling at its Roper Bar Iron Ore Project in the Northern Territory have identified further high grade direct shipping iron ore.
In the early 18th century, there were a number ironworks in the lower Rhymney Valley, the Caerphilly furnace, which produced pig iron, and the Machen and Bassaleg forges, where the pig iron was refined into wrought bar iron.
Although much of the output of the Caerphilly, Machen and Bassaleg works went to Melingriffith as "tin bar", for the production of tin plate, they still supplied bar iron to Bristol.
Factory workers made bar iron and copper trinkets that were used by slave traders to buy African slaves.
He sold ironmongery to begin with - rat traps and tools and nails - before entering into partnership with John Turton at Perry Barr to produce bar iron.