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This article discusses the graphite morphology, chemical composition, mechanical and physical properties, and applications of compacted graphite (CG) irons. It compares the selected properties of gray, ductile and CG irons, and lists their property requirements as per ASTM A 842. A listing of tensile properties of various CG irons produced by different melt treatment methods is also provided.

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1998. "Compacted Graphite Iron", Metals Handbook Desk Edition, 2nd Ed., Joseph R. Davis

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