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Very High Cycle Fatigue of Two Ductile Iron Grades

capacity. A conventional type of ductile iron has a microstructure of graphite nodules in a matrix of ferrite or pearlite, but most commonly a mix of both ferrite and pearlite. However, by using a full anneal to the nodular iron casting, a final microstructure of spheroidal

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Surface Graphite Degeneration in Ductile Iron Castings for

While favorable for ductile iron casting, resin mold technology also contributes to graphite degeneration on the surface of the spheroidal graphite cast iron, forming a flake (lamellar) graphite seam. This defect can occur with any molding technique, but has peculiar characteristics for each one and is affected by various factors.

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On the spheroidal graphite growth and the austenite

ON THE SPHEROIDAL GRAPHITE GROWTH AND THE AUSTENITE SOLIDIFICATION IN DUCTILE IRONS by JINGJING QING A DISSERTATION Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY in MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEERING 2016 Approved

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Ductile iron nodule count affected by molten mental

Free Online Library: Ductile iron nodule count affected by molten mental processing. by Modern Casting; Business Metals, metalworking and machinery Ductility Foundries Production management Manufacturing Analysis Manufacturing processes Metal castings Quality management Metals (Materials)

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The Difference between Cast Iron and Ductile Iron

Sep 11, 2012Some customers asked us about the difference between cast iron and ductile iron, including their advantages and disadvantages. Herein, we listed their main properties and hope to give you a reference for material selection. Actually, before comparison, we need to clarify a definition.

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graphite floatation process

Graphite flotation. Graphite diffusing from cast iron melts rising to the top of the melt. In metallographic specimen floating graphite is very clearly identifiable even with low degree of magnifiion. At broken or machined surfaces, the diffused and floated spherolites can be identified as dark spots even with the unaided eye Determination of optimal flotation conditions of low-grade graphite ore

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Control of Surface Graphite Degeneration in Ductile Iron

Nov 25, 2015Abstract. The objective of this paper is to review the factors influencing the formation of degenerated graphite layers on the surfaces of ductile iron castings for chemical resin-acid moulding and coremaking systems and how to reduce this defect.

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The Details of Ductile Iron

Ductile iron was invented somewhat by accident when a metallurgist was trying to find a replacement for chrome in wear-resistant gray iron castings. Magnesium was used in one of the experiments, and it was discovered that what were normally flake graphite shapes were now spheroidal.

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Comparison of ductile iron vs steel

Nov 05, 2015Ductile Iron vs Steel. Abrasion Resistance Ductile iron has higher abrasion than cast steel and is typically used in friction wear mechanisms e.g. engine crankshafts. Its superior abrasion resistance is due, in large part, to the high volume percentage of graphite which acts as a graphitic lubricant.

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Processing Techniques and Productions of Ductile Iron: A

and engineering properties of castings. Production of ductile iron is influenced by a large number of metallurgical, technological, heat transfer and designing pa-rameters. The first step of the production of ductile iron cast-ings is the careful selection of the charge materials. Manganese and chromium have the most influence on all mechanical

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Difference Between Ductile Iron and Cast Iron

When comparing the two, cast iron corrodes more quickly than ductile iron. Ductile iron consists of iron, carbon, silicon, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous and sulphur. Tin and copper are also sometimes found. Ductile iron also consists of nodular graphite, which gives it flexibility. Cast iron mainly consists of carbon and silicon.

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Ductile Iron

elongation of a 2 test bar. A395 ductile iron is one of the most ductile of all cast irons and shows 18% to 30% elongation on a test piece. Pressure Tightness The nodular graphite structure of ductile iron reduces discontinuities in the structure and prevents capillary leakage often encountered in gray cast

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Compacted (Vermicular) Graphite Iron Castings Background

Compacted (Vermicular) Graphite Iron Castings Background Compacted Graphite Iron was first patented at about the same time as ductile iron in the late 1940's. At the time it was viewed more as a curiosity rather than a production material, but its unique properties has led it to be used in many applications which are unsuitable for grey or

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What is spheroidal graphite cast iron?

Spherical graphite iron castings (ductile iron castings) are very strong compared to regular cast iron (gray iron). The tensile strength of cast iron is 20,000 – 60,000 psi while ductile iron starts at 60,000 psi and can go to 120,000 psi. The yield strength for ductile iron is generally 40,000 – 90,000 psi but the yield strength of cast iron is so low it is considered not measurable.

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Graphite Flotation

Jan 06, 2010RE: Graphite Flotation. 6 Jan 10 15:20. Carbon flotation in ductile iron is caused when the foundry allows the Carbon Equilivant to exceed the ability of the magnesium to suppress graphite formation in the liquid. My experience suggests that limit is about 4.55 - 4.60 with moderate levels of magnesium 0.030 to 0.035%.

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Inoculation Material Improves Graphite Formation in

Case Study 3--This foundry produced heavy section ductile iron castings using induction melting and tundish treatment. Heavy section casting problems included graphite flotation, segregation, shrinkage and relatively poor nodularity. The (Ga, Ce, S, O)-containing inoculant and a

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Elimination of Chunky Graphite in Castings with Large

the ductile iron. This shape of the graphite is formed as the result of the slow cooling rate of the castings with large thermal point and also due to the presence of the elements which suppress the formation of the spheroidal graphite and support formation of the chunky graphite.

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Graphite Ductile Iron

Find a Grade. Gray iron has a flake graphite structure making it a good alternative to traditional iron castings because of its high quality, consistent machinability and dense fine-grained microstructure. With Dura-Bar gray iron, there are no defects like those typically found in castings, such as porosity, slag, hard spots, shrinkage, etc.

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Cast Irons

Ductile iron as-cast. Nodules of graphite, pearlite (dark islands) and ferrite (light background). Etchant: Nital 2%: Ductile iron as-cast. Nodules of graphite, pearlite (dark islands) and ferrite (light background). Etchant: Nital 2% : Austenitised 950C, austempered 350C for 64 min. Austenitised at 950C, austempered at 350C for 64 min.

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Graphite Flotation In Ductile Iron castings

Graphite Flotation In Ductile Iron castings Graphite flotation in ductile iron castings: definition Carbon float is defined as carbon segregation at the top surfaces of ductile iron castings caused by the buoyancy of graphite particles in liquid iron.

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gray, ductile, and compacted graphite iron castings

Waupaca Foundry produces gray, ductile and compacted graphite iron castings. The difference in these types of iron is the characteristics of the graphite used in the material. Gray Iron. Gray iron is called that because when it is fractured, its surface appears a dull gray color.

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(PDF) Graphite Structures in Cast Irons

Rare Earths from 0.1 to 3%. Allows the choice of the ideal alloy for all foundry conditions. Remag Si, Mg, Ca, Rare Earths High RE, low Mg alloy for low reactivity. Suited to thin section ductile iron castings. Lamet™ Si, Mg, Ca, La Alloy for in-the-mould treatment of ductile iron.

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Graphite nodule count and size distribution in thin

The graphite nodule count is therefore an important parameter in the characterisation of the microstructure of ductile cast iron. The characterisation of graphite nodules in ductile cast iron is normally done by visual comparison of polished, unetched cross sections with standard charts (e.g. ISO 945) or by using digital microstructure analysis.

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The Difference between Ductile Iron and Gray Iron

Ductile iron has lower thermal conductivity, so it can insulate better than gray iron; Ductile iron is more tailored for engineering applications; Graphite in ductile iron is nodular, and flaked in gray iron—meaning ductile iron is stronger and contains higher ductility; Gray iron dampens vibration better than ductile iron

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Ductile Iron Casting Manufacturers Suppliers

Both ductile iron and grey iron contain graphite, but the graphite takes on very different shapes in these two materials. In grey iron, the graphite takes on sharp flake shapes which create points of high stress within the metal, making the material brittle and easily fractured.

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The Differences Between Ductile Iron and Gray Iron

Jun 17, 2015The Differences Between Ductile Iron and Gray Iron Castings. Ductile iron has a minimum tensile strength of 60,000 psi and a minimum yield strength of 40,000 psi. There are many grades of gray iron as per the ASTM A48 standard. While gray iron does not have a measurable yield strength, the range for tensile strength is 20,000 psi – 60,000 psi.

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2 Ductile cast iron as a material

Cast iron with spheroidal graphite (ductile cast iron) 2 Ductile cast iron as a material In contrast to grey cast iron, where the free graphite is present in lamellar form, the free graphite in ductile (malleable) cast iron is spherical in shape (sphe-roidal graphite). This form of graphite favours the elasticity of the cast iron

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Casting weight and thickness

Exploded nodules Chunky graphite Graphite flotation. Microstructure of grey iron castings. Thin section grey iron castings can be prone to carbide formation and undercooled graphite forms due to rapid cooling rate. This will reduce mechanical properties and machinability.

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Processing Techniques and Productions of Ductile Iron: A

The main structural difference between nodular cast iron and gray cast iron is in the graphite form. Ordinary gray cast iron is characterized by a distribution of random lamellae of gra- phite in the metal matrix, while in nodular cast iron the gra- phite has the form of small spheroids.

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Spheroidal graphite iron

casting, the result is a "spheroidal graphite" iron, in which graphite appears as spherical nodules and ductility is greatly increased. If the molten iron is chill cast ( i.e., rapidly cooled), it will form a "white" iron containing about 60 percent cementite, or iron carbide.

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