Technical properties  ( Dry Basis) High Grade Medium Grade Low Grade
Fe 63.5% basis 58.0% basis 52.0 % basis
63.0% min. 57.0% min. 51.0 % min.
SiO2 4.0%max. 6.0% max. 6.0% max.
Al2O3 2.0% max. 3.0% max. 3.0% max.
Sulphur 0.02% max. 0.02% max. 0.02% max.
Phosphorous 0.05% max. 0.05% max. 0.05% max.
Moisture 8.0% max 8.0% max 8.0% max
Sizes analysis
+10mm

-0.15mm

5.0% max

40.0% max

5.0%max

40.0% max

5.0%max

40.0% max

Application About 98% of world iron ore is used to make steel, which accounts for over 90% of all metals used in the world. Steel is used in building for so many things, from cars, trains and ships through to the high rise buildings in our cities and the bridges that connect us. Iron ore is also used in medicine, cosmetics, engineering, construction, paint and a whole range of other products we use in our daily lives.