A New Molybdenum-Blue Method for Silicon in Steel

  • Uno T. Hill
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 4)


A new rapid spectrophotometric molybdenum-blue method accurate to ±0.001% silicon in steel is described. A single determination may be carried out in fifteen minutes or less, directly in the spectrophotometric tube, and the method is suited for the routine analysis of a large number of samples.


Cast Iron Silicic Acid Ferrous Sulfate Ammonium Persulfate Ammonium Molybdate 
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© Chicago Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Uno T. Hill
    • 1
  1. 1.Inland Steel CompanyEast ChicagoUSA

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