Gray iron


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Related to Gray iron: alloy cast iron, Ductile iron
See Cast iron (above).

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For example, the Southeast, a relatively low-paying region, accounted for one-half of the workers in gray iron pipe and fittings foundries.
Their work has shown that gray iron (the garden-variety cast iron used extensively until ductile iron came on the scene in the 1960s) and the far-stronger ductile cast iron suffer somewhat equally from bacterial-enhanced corrosion.
Is it possible for cast gray iron to meet modern part-design criteria and not raise havoc in the machine shop?
A member of AFS, Woehlke was a Director-Class of 1965 and served as chairman of the AFS Wisconsin Chapter Woehlke served as a trustee of the Gray Iron Research Institute, president of Gray Iron Founders Association, trustee-at-large and president for FEF, and director of the Iron Castings Society He received the William J.
In gray iron, the graphite is in the form of flakes; these flakes help machining because of the way that they fracture when being machined.
China 41,260,000 million tons Gray iron: 2,009,500 million tons Ductile iron: 10,375,000 million tons Steel: 5,395,000 million tons Nonferrous: 5,395,000 million tons 2.
The breakdown of world casting production by metal has remained similar to 2009, with gray iron taking up 48% of the total 91.4 million tons.
China (1) 35.3 million tons Gray iron 17 million tons Ductile iron 8.7 million tons Steel 4.8 million tons Nonferrous 4.2 million tons 2.
An analysis of the production of gray iron, ductile iron and aluminum castings in major industrial regions has been performed to determine their effect on the world casting market place.
Metal Technologies' West Allis, Wis., gray iron casting facility went under a "suspension of production" on Feb.