Iron is the most abundant transition metal in the earth’s crust. It is generally recovered from the ores hematite and magnetite.
Iron’s low cost and abundance make it the most widely used metal. A number of forms of steel are made through alloying of iron with other metals. Iron oxides and hydroxides are widely used as pigments, hydroxides and sulfates of iron are used a water treatment chemicals, Iron is a vital part of the nutrient requirement for all living beings as well as a treatment for various blood diseases.
Shepherd chemical has the capability to produce both inorganic and organic forms of iron; our processes allow us to start with several grades and forms of iron. This allows us to develop the correct product depending on the requirement from our customers.