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Caterium Ingot is smelted from Caterium Ore and is primarily used to craft Quickwire. It can be also crafted into standard Wire using alternate recipes.

Obtaining[]

Unlocking[]

 Caterium Ingot is unlocked via the Caterium Research chain in the MAM.png MAM using:
Caterium Ore.png
50

Crafting[]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Caterium Ingot
3 × Caterium Ore.png
Caterium Ore
45 / min
Smelter
4 sec
Manual crafting.png × 4
1 × Caterium Ingot.png
Caterium Ingot
15 / min
16 MJ/item
Caterium Research - Caterium Ingots
Pure Caterium Ingot
Alternate
2 × Caterium Ore.png
Caterium Ore
24 / min
2 × Water.png
Water
24 / min
Refinery
5 sec
1 × Caterium Ingot.png
Caterium Ingot
12 / min
150 MJ/item
Tier 3 - Coal Power
Caterium Research - Caterium
Tier 5 - Oil Processing

Alternate recipes analysis[]

The following shows different ways to produce 1 Caterium Ingot / second, or 60 / min:
Caterium Ingot alts.png

Recipe Caterium Ore
/min (WP)
Total Energy
/item (MJ)
Space
(m2)
Building
counts
Sink value
input
Sink value
output
Default 180
(163.04 )
41.46 237.91 4.26 1260 2520
Pure 120
(108.7 )
186.97 1404.61 6.17 840 2520
  • Weighted Point is the weighted consumption rate which is calculated by: (resource consumption rate / maximum extraction rate) * 10,000. The lower the better.
  • Energy per item can be used to measure how much power is consumed for the entire production chain. The lower the better.
  • Building space and building count are summed for all buildings, excluding belts, pipes, power poles, power lines and other logistic infrastructures. The lower the better.

Usage[]

Research[]

 Caterium Ingot is used in the Caterium Research chain in the MAM.png MAM for additional unlocks.

Crafting[]

RecipeIngredientsBuildingProductsPrerequisites
Quickwire
1 × Caterium Ingot.png
Caterium Ingot
12 / min
Constructor
5 sec
Manual crafting.png × 5
5 × Quickwire.png
Quickwire
60 / min
4 MJ/item
Caterium Research - Quickwire
Fused Quickwire
Alternate
1 × Caterium Ingot.png
Caterium Ingot
7.5 / min
5 × Copper Ingot.png
Copper Ingot
37.5 / min
Assembler
8 sec
12 × Quickwire.png
Quickwire
90 / min
10 MJ/item
Caterium Research - Caterium Ingots
Tier 2 - Part Assembly
Fused Wire
Alternate
4 × Copper Ingot.png
Copper Ingot
12 / min
1 × Caterium Ingot.png
Caterium Ingot
3 / min
Assembler
20 sec
30 × Wire.png
Wire
90 / min
10 MJ/item
Caterium Research - Caterium
Tier 2 - Part Assembly
Caterium Wire
Alternate
1 × Caterium Ingot.png
Caterium Ingot
15 / min
Constructor
4 sec
8 × Wire.png
Wire
120 / min
2 MJ/item
Caterium Research - Caterium

AWESOME Sink[]

 Caterium Ingot can be sunk into the AWESOME Sink.png AWESOME Sink to yield 42 points.

Tips[]

  • For storage and transportation on belts, Caterium Ingot is preferred over its ore due to its 1:3 compression.

History[]


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