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Surface Engineering

Edited by
C.M. Cotell
C.M. Cotell
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J.A. Sprague
J.A. Sprague
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F.A. Smidt, Jr.
F.A. Smidt, Jr.
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ASM International
Volume
5
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-170-2
Publication date:
1994
Book Chapter

Surface Engineering of Cast Irons

By
J.R. Davis
J.R. Davis
Davis & Associates
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Published:
1994
Page range:
683 - 700

Abstract

This article provides a brief review of the classification and characteristics of cast irons. It describes the processes used to clean iron castings, including mechanical cleaning and finishing and nonmechanical cleaning. The article discusses surface treatments used to extend casting life when resistance to corrosion, wear, and erosion is required. The common methods include electroplating, electroless plating, hardfacing, weld cladding, surface hardening, porcelain enameling, and organic coatings.

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J.R. Davis, 1994. "Surface Engineering of Cast Irons", Surface Engineering, C.M. Cotell, J.A. Sprague, F.A. Smidt, Jr.

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