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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

Castability, Product Design, and Production of Compacted Graphite Irons

By
Steve Dawson
Steve Dawson
SinterCast Limited
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Wilson Guesser
Wilson Guesser
Tupy S.A. and State University of Santa Catarina
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Published:
2017
Page range:
665 - 675
Publication history
August 28, 2017

Abstract

The morphology of the graphite particles in compacted graphite iron (CGI) is intermediate to the graphite particles found in gray iron or ductile iron. This article discusses the castability and product design of compacted graphite iron. The introduction of modern measurement and control technologies has made CGI a viable material for high-volume series production. The article describes the production of compacted graphite iron castings and the process control that depends on the production volume of components made from compacted graphite iron. It also discusses the process control for high-volume CGI commonly based on thermal analysis.

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Steve Dawson, Wilson Guesser, 2017. "Castability, Product Design, and Production of Compacted Graphite Irons", Cast Iron Science and Technology, Doru M. Stefanescu

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