PMC has been producing large, high-quality iron castings for generations! Enjoy these fun facts you probably didn’t know about iron.
- Iron is the second most abundant metal on Earth.
- Iron composes about 80% of the Earth’s inner and outer cores.
- Iron is the main component of meteorites.
- You cannot make steel without iron.
- Around 70% of the iron in the human body is found in the hemoglobin of red blood cells.
- Human blood gets its red color from iron and oxygen interacting with each other.
- The surface of Mars gets its red color from iron oxide (rust).
- Iron is the most naturally magnetic element on the periodic table.