Cast iron is a ferrous metals used in construction and outdoor ornament. It is hard, brittle, non-malle able (i.e. it cannot be bent, stretched or hammered into shape) and more fusible than steel. Cast ironisvery good in compression.
- Free from sand marks and graphite marks
- Good machinability due to its dense and even structure up to the deep centre of the material
- Smooth casting surface and good precision