Difference between Pig iron and Cast iron





Distinguish, compare, differentiate and explain what is the main difference between Pig iron and Cast iron. Differences and Comparison.

Difference between Pig iron and Cast iron

S.No. Pig Iron Cast Iron
1 Pig iron is obtained from chemical reduction of iron core. It is obtained from Pig iron.
2 Pig iron has comparatively more carbon content. It has comparatively more less content.
3 More brittle. Less brittle.
4 Its meting point is 12000C. Its meting point is 12500C.
5 Less suitable for engineering applications and useful articles. Suitable for engineering applications and useful articles.
6 Produced in blast furnace. Produced in cupola furnace.


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