On this map you can see the annual production of different Ferrochrome plants in the world. The map excludes China for readability purposes.
Ferrochrome, or Ferrochromium (FeCr) is a type of ferroalloy, that is, an alloy between chromium and iron, generally containing 50% to 70% chromium and is used in the production of stainless steel, special steel and castings. Ferrochrome is divided up in three main products which are Low Carbon FeCr, Medium Carbon FeCr and High Carbon FeCr. It is produced in an energy-intensive process in electric furnaces from chrome ore, iron ore, and coal. The largest producing countries of ferrochrome are South Africa, Kazakhstan, India and China.
Check out our map for major ferrochrome plants and producers and their annual production capacity globally (ex. China).
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