TRock to Iron

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Published on Sep 18, 2017

I extract metallic iron from the ground using some chemistry and a new induction heater. At some point I'll get around to turning the pig iron into steel and making something from it.
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  • grimreefer - 52 minutes ago

    Cody is such a badass!

  • Legend of the Stormlord - 1 day ago

    Your skill in blacksmithing has just increased by 12.8...

  • SorryRooster 21 - 3 days ago

    Next do iron into rock

  • paul andrews - 4 days ago

    So to make mild steel you just need to blow more oxygen into the crucible during the forging process?

  • earthsurfer13 - 4 days ago

    Sweet!

  • lawrenceR - 4 days ago

    I live in Utah

  • Backyard Forge - 4 days ago

    See how molten iron reacts to a magnet similar to how the earth does

  • Backyard Forge - 4 days ago

    It’s like your gold panning... but for ironIt’s iron panning

  • Joshua Tucker - 5 days ago

    Next Codys Lab: "We Mine Uranium for the Spaceship."

  • Obama Jr My Pleasure - 5 days ago

    Minecraft!

  • Jay Dirt - 5 days ago

    Love your channel bud. I'm up in Northern Ontario where the Canadian shield out crops are at the surface everywhere. I wish I knew what types of rock ( mineral - metals ) I was looking at. How about a quick video of how to identify the basic minerals and rock types. . ? I wish I could take you out exploring my neck of the woods. I have chromium samples and other sulphate samples you would love to see. The chromite comes directly from the Ring of Fire chromite deposit in the James Bay lowlands. Contact me and I would love to send you a sample.

  • RadioActive_Happ-I-Ness - 5 days ago

    Man, anything sticks to Neodymium magnets these days.

  • Thunder Wizard - 6 days ago

    I'm in Utah there no place like utah

  • Soren williams - 7 days ago

    How did you get dysprosium

  • gaming dude - 1 week ago

    Minecraft

  • theoncomingchicken - 1 week ago

    cody i want to be able to refine some iron sandstone i have access to in my area how would i go about it

  • suny bock - 1 week ago

    show us how to make a Samurai sword...

  • LIllie Anime - 1 week ago

    You can actually use a magnet

  • DuckDuck TheChicken - 1 week ago

    Yay! Cody! Maybe you could try and make foil out of any element, your choice

  • Gustavo Araujo - 1 week ago

    cody, you are racist?

  • ShivNarayan Thakur - 1 week ago

    great 👍👍

  • DANTHETUBEMAN - 1 week ago

    ITS GREAT THAT YOU MADE SOMETHING SO USEFULLY IN THE MODERN WORK FROM SOME ROCKS. make a knife from rocks vid series,, ppl will like it. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!!! and power,,lol power is power,,,

  • Anthony Willis - 1 week ago

    Awesome. Loved the vid.

  • Brandon Drakus - 2 weeks ago

    Nice

  • Gamer Kid - 2 weeks ago

    I have no idea what you a are saying half the time

  • Jarek Gołębiowski - 2 weeks ago

    It was nice to see it.

  • The Owen show - 2 weeks ago

    Take that mine craft 😝

  • Diego Cattaneo - 2 weeks ago

    He made iron from Iraq

  • Carl Ramirez - 2 weeks ago

    1: My area has haematite in the shale. It doesn't have magnetite. How should I separate it out if it isn't magnetic 2: It's Carbon monoxide coming out of the crucible. That's a good thing - it means you have enough Carbon to reduce the Iron into metal. It burns because Carbon monoxide + Oxygen = Carbon dioxide + energy 3: Could you have smelted the iron using a fuel-rich natural gas or petrochemical flame? At least it doesn't add to the slag like coal does. 4: Does your area also contain Pyrite or other Iron-associated elements (e.g. Nickel, Manganese, Chromium, Vanadium)?

  • beautifulsmall - 2 weeks ago

    grinding wheel spark trails are an indicator of the type of material. Want to make Iron with my nephew this summer. Great Vid again. Always a pleasure.

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