DENSITY OF IRON AND IRON ALLOYS


The density of pure iron is 7.874 g/cm3 (491.5 lb/ft3, 0.284 lb/in3) at room temperature. Following iron density chart shows density values of iron and iron alloys at room temperature.

Room Temperature Density Values of Iron and Iron Alloys
Density of Iron
Material Density
g/cm3 lbm / in3
Pure iron 7.874 0.2845
Ingot iron 7.866 0.2842
Wrought iron 7.7 0.2
Gray cast iron 7.15 Note-1 0.258 Note-1
Malleable iron 7.27 Note-2 0.262 Note-2
Ductile iron 7.15 0.258
High-nickel iron (Ni-Resist) 7.5 0.271
High-chromium white iron 7.4 0.267

Note-1: 6.95 to 7.35 g/cm3 (0.251 to 0.265 lb/in.3).

Note-2: 7.20 to 7.34 g/cm3 (0.260 to 0.265 lb/in.3).


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