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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

Specification, Selection, and Applications of High-Alloy Iron Castings

By
Richard B. Gundlach
Richard B. Gundlach
Element Materials Technology
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Harry Tian
Harry Tian
GIW Industries, Inc.
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Brian Bendig
Brian Bendig
Penticton Foundry Ltd.
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Published:
2017
Page range:
689 - 707
Publication history
August 28, 2017

Abstract

The high-alloy irons can be categorized into two main groups: the high-alloy graphitic irons (covering both gray and ductile grades) and the high-alloy white irons. High-alloy irons are used in applications with demanding requirements, such as high resistance to wear, heat, and corrosion, or for combined properties. This article discusses the specification and selection of high-alloy irons. The common alloying elements and their effect on the stable and metastable eutectic temperatures are listed in a table. The article provides information on the compositions, properties and applications of high-alloy graphitic irons and high-alloy white irons.

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Richard B. Gundlach, Harry Tian, Brian Bendig, 2017. "Specification, Selection, and Applications of High-Alloy Iron Castings", Cast Iron Science and Technology, Doru M. Stefanescu

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