Solidification Structures of Steels and Cast Irons
The ferrous metals are the most significant class of commercial alloys. This article describes the solidification structures of plain carbon steel, low-alloy steel, high-alloy steel, and cast iron, with illustrations. The formation of nonmetallic inclusions in the liquid before and during solidification is also discussed.
Doru M. Stefanescu, Roxana Ruxanda, Solidification Structures of Steels and Cast Irons, Metallography and Microstructures, Vol 9, ASM Handbook, Edited By George F. Vander Voort, ASM International, 2004, p 97–106, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003725
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