Definition - What does Ferritic mean?

Ferritic is a term referring to a material, typically metallic materials, that contain some portion of the chemical element iron in its chemical composition. It can refer to substances in solution, in a solid or liquid state. Ferric may also refer to a type of steel called ferritic steel.

Corrosionpedia explains Ferritic

Ferritic substances often possess crystalline structures such as those exhibited in steel and cast iron. This property gives ferritic substances the traits of durability, hardness and magnetism.

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