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Cast Iron Science and Technology

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Doru M. Stefanescu
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Welding of Cast Irons

Charles White
Charles White
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Kettering University
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287 - 309
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August 28, 2017


This article describes some examples of the different welding processes for gray, ductile, and malleable irons. These processes include fusion welding, repair welding, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, submerged arc welding, oxyfuel welding, and braze welding. The article discusses various special techniques, such as groove-face grooving, studding, joint design modifications, and peening, for improving the strength of a weld or its fitness for service. The article describes other fusion welding methods such as electrical resistance welding and thermite welding. It reviews thermal spraying processes, such as flame spraying, arc spraying, and plasma spraying, of a cast iron.

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Charles White, 2017. "Welding of Cast Irons", Cast Iron Science and Technology, Doru M. Stefanescu

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