Asked in Frying Pans, Frying and Sauteeing Foods
Where can one purchase a cast iron frying pan?
New cast iron frying pans can be purchased at Walmart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond and Sears. Some believe the older pans are much better and they can be found at virtually any flea market or thrift store. ...
Asked in Cooking Equipment
How can you tell cast iron from cast aluminum?
Cast iron is much heavier than cast aluminum. A magnet or compass needle will be attracted to cast iron, but will not be attracted to cast aluminum. Cast iron quickly develops a dark coating of iron oxide (rust) after being exposed to humid (damp) air and will continue to rust if left exposed, while cast aluminum becomes coated with an amost invisible whitish layer of aluminum oxide that protects it fom further oxidization. Cast iron is somewhat difficult to scratch compared to...
Cast iron radiators how much could you sell it for?
There isn't much market for them as radiators, as scrap, it will vary depending on where you are at. Cast iron is the least valuable iron and the price will vary day to day. $20 to $100 a ton. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Internet, Mechanical Engineering
Difference between cast iron and mild steel?
The main difference between cast iron and mild steel is the carbon content. Mild steel has a lower carbon content than cast iron. This makes cast iron brittle, while mild steel is much harder. ...
Can I replace my cast iron pan?
I don't think they make cast iron anymore. About the only way to replace cast iron is to go to auctions or yard selling to find the. You can try to repair the skillet if it means that much to you. ...
What is the difference between cast iron and iron?
In essence, cast iron has a much higher carbon content (~4%) than what one could define as "iron" either 100% pure, or very low carbon content iron. this makes cast iron much harder than many other types of iron, which makes it less usefull in places where the material will have to take a varying load, but also makes it suitable in instances where hardness is desirable - such as Victorian knives. however, modern alloys have made much cast iron useless as...
Do they still make cast iron Dutch ovens for people to purchase?
They still make them. They can be found at places like Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Cook Ware Center. All these places are very convenient and low in price. I have had much success with stores like these. I hope the cooking goes great because you will have yourself a cast iron Dutch oven. ...