Chapter 7. Cast Iron, Wrought Iron and Steel

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Geoff Wallis and
  2. Michael Bussell

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch7

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Wallis, G. and Bussell, M. (2008) Cast Iron, Wrought Iron and Steel, in Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111706

Online ISBN: 9780470697696

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Keywords:

  • cast iron;
  • wrought;
  • oxygen;
  • heat energy;
  • malleability

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Manufacture of iron and steel

  • Properties of iron and steel

  • Shaping and working cast iron

  • Shaping and working wrought iron

  • Shaping and working steel

  • Corrosion

  • Surveys of metal structures

  • Conservation strategy

  • Surface preparation

  • Traditional coatings

  • Modern coatings

  • Further reading

  • Endnotes