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ASM Handbook

Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology

Edited by
George E. Totten
George E. Totten
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ASM International
Volume
18
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-192-4
Publication date:
2017
Book Chapter

Wear of Cast Irons[1]

Published:
2017
Page range:
381 - 392
Publication history
November 21, 2017

Abstract

Cast irons have been widely used by engineers in applications that require low cost, excellent castability, good damping capacity, ease of machining, and wear resistance. This article discusses the classification of wear for cast irons: adhesive wear, abrasive wear, and erosive wear. Typical wear applications for a variety of cast iron grades are listed in a table. The article reviews the general wear characteristics of gray irons, compacted graphite (CG) irons, and ductile irons. It discusses the typical compositions and properties of white and chilled iron castings. Gray cast iron is the dominant material for both brake drums and disk brake rotors. The article reviews brake lining chemistry effects, graphite morphology effects, and external abrasive effects on brake drums. It concludes with information on cast iron grinding balls.

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2017. "Wear of Cast Irons", Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology, George E. Totten

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