1. General information:
Ferro Silicon is also known as Ferrosilicium.
Ferro Silicon is used as an essential alloy in the production of steel and cast iron. Ferro Silicon is used to remove oxygen from steel and as alloying element to improve the final quality of the steel. Ferro Silicon can also be the basis for manufacture of pre-alloys used for modification of melted malleable iron.
2. Ferro Silicon in Steel industry:
The Dioxide and chemical properties of Silicon to limit the escape of Carbon in the steel – making process.
Ferro Silicon, Ferro Manganese, Spiegeleisen, Silicides Calcium and many other compounds also have similar properties and is used to replace and supplement each other.