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ASM Handbook

Cast Iron Science and Technology

Edited by
Doru M. Stefanescu
Doru M. Stefanescu
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ASM International
Volume
1A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-179-5
Publication date:
2017
Book Chapter

The Austenite-to-Ausferrite Transformation

By
Robert Boeri
Robert Boeri
UNMdP-INTEMA
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Published:
2017
Page range:
114 - 118
Publication history
August 28, 2017

Abstract

The transformation of austenite of cast irons represents a more complex and less studied subject. This article discusses the general features of the decomposition of austenite into bainite. It describes the heat treatment cycles of austempered cast iron microstructure. The article reviews several factors, such as presence of graphite and austenite grain size, which affect the transformation rate of austenite during austempering of free-graphite cast irons.

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Robert Boeri, 2017. "The Austenite-to-Ausferrite Transformation", Cast Iron Science and Technology, Doru M. Stefanescu

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