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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005294
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract This article reviews the production stages of iron foundry casting, with particular emphasis on the melting practices, molten metal treatment, and feeding of molten metal into sand molds. It discusses the molten metal treatments for high-silicon gray, high-nickel ductile, and malleable...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006329
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... Abstract Foundry practices critical to the production of cast irons include melting, alloying, molten metal treatment, pouring, and the design of feeding systems (gating and risering) to allow proper filling of the casting mold. This article reviews these production stages of iron foundry...
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Published: 31 August 2017
Fig. 7 (a) American Foundry Society cast iron test article for machinability testing. Reprinted with permission from the American Foundry Society. Source: Ref 10 . (b) Taylor line for cutting tool life. Source: Ref 8 More
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... of the term foundry appears in the Oxford English Dictionary in its variant “founderie.” 1646—America's first iron metal casting facility (and second industrial plant), Saugus Iron Works, near Boston, pours the first American metal casting, the Saugus pot. The Saugus River site was selected by Richard...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006297
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... depending on the ever-developing needs of the iron foundries around the world. Because no two foundries use the same materials or the same production lines, the variety of molding and casting processes would make their classification complicated. However, cast iron production methods are limited to a more...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006328
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... Nesselrode J.B. , and Nakayasu A. , “Cast Iron with Vermicular/Compacted Graphite—State of the Art Development, Production, Properties Applications,” presented at the 49th International Foundry Congress, Chicago, April 1982 13. Stefanescu D.M. , Dinescu L. , Gracium S...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006312
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... , Konstr. Giessen , Vol 20 ( No. 2 ), 1995 20. Nechtelberger E. , Puhr H. , von Nesselrode J.B. , and Nakayasu A. , “Cast Iron with Vermicular/Compacted Graphite—State of the Art. Development, Production, Properties, Applications,” 49th International Foundry Congress...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006338
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... primary carbides and steadite in a pearlitic matrix. All etched in nital and shown at original magnification of 400×. Courtesy of the American Foundry Society, Cast Iron Division, Quality Control Committee When these two eutectics combine, a ternary Fe-C-P eutectic develops with a melting point...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003174
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
.... alloy steels carbon steels cast iron microstructures compacted graphite iron ductile iron ferrous alloys foundry practice gray iron high-alloy white iron malleable iron solidification General Considerations for Cast Irons CAST IRON usually refers to an in situ composite of stable...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006340
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... with a yield of approximately 80% (20% of returns). Worldwide, on average, foundries use a charge composition of approximately 1 3 returns, 1 3 steel scraps, and 1 3 pig iron. However, a detailed analysis of global DI casting market shows a production trend of presenting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006310
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... to foundry behavior and some properties. There are several CE formulas, and they are useful in assessing the casting properties and solidified structure of the iron. When the carbon equivalent CE = C% + 1 3 (%Si + %P) is equal to 4.3, the iron will be of wholly eutectic composition and structure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006308
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... in the foundry: liquid metal preparation, solidification, and solid-state transformation. The article discusses the tensile properties of gray cast iron: tensile strength, yield strength, ductility, and modulus of elasticity. It describes hardness tests that are performed for determining the approximate strength...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4D
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04d.a0005945
EISBN: 978-1-62708-168-9
.... 3 . The higher the silicon content, the lower the solubility of carbon in austenite and the more readily carbon is precipitated as graphite on slow cooling. Fig. 3 Carbon and silicon composition ranges of common cast irons and steel. Courtesy of the American Foundry Society...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002484
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... Abstract Casting offers the cost advantages over other manufacturing methods for most components. This article reviews the aspects of castings with which designers should be familiar, as well as the methods used by foundries to produce high-integrity castings. It discusses the design concepts...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006831
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... the intended function is decreased. The article addresses factors that may cause failures in castings for each metal type, starting with gray iron and progressing to ductile iron, steel, aluminum, and copper-base alloys. It describes the general root causes of failure attributed to the casting material...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006332
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... iron. In past decades, many studies have been carried out on the fluidity of cast iron alloys, including the extensive experimental research on fluidity of high-alloy white irons that was conducted through the AFS 5-D Technical Committee (i.e., The Special Irons Committee of the American Foundry...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006320
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... into a large basin and then into smaller and smaller molds, resembling a sow with suckling pigs, which is probably the origin of the term pig iron ( Ref 1 ). Large-scale introduction of cast iron in Europe did not occur until approximately 1200 to 1450 A.D. For more than 400 years, foundry processes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005908
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... furnaces are widely used for the melting of iron, steel, and nonferrous metals. In cast iron foundries, cupola, induction, and also partly gas- or oil-fired rotary furnaces are in competition ( Fig. 2 ). From the aspect of production requirements, the cupola furnace has big advantages for continuous...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005326
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... for malleable iron; subsequently, the production of castings began in his foundry in Newark, New Jersey. There are two types of ferritic malleable iron: blackheart and whiteheart. Only the blackheart type is produced in the United States. This material has a matrix of ferrite with interspersed nodules of temper...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... carbon after the heat treatment process. In 1831, he was granted the first American patent for malleable iron; subsequently, the production of castings began in his foundry in Newark, New Jersey. There are two types of ferritic malleable iron: blackheart and whiteheart. Only the blackheart type...