white cast iron


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to white cast iron: Nodular cast iron, Malleable Cast Iron

white cast iron

[′wīt ′kast ′ī·ərn]
(metallurgy)
An extremely hard cast iron, rapidly cooled from the melt; contains about 3% carbon in the form of cementite and fine pearlite.
References in periodicals archive ?
Malleable Cast Iron: When white cast iron castings are annealed (softened by heating to a controlled temperature for a specific length of time), malleable iron castings are formed.
There is a world of difference between, say, a white cast iron and a martensitic steel.
The 4-bolt chrome-alloy white cast iron (DURITE H([R])) cams are designed for severe-duty applications to best prevent loosening and unnecessary wear when compared to the previous 3-bolt version.
The Jorge dining table is a stylish contemporary table with a stunning Italian marble top and white cast iron trumpet base which can be used as patio furniture for elegant al fresco dining.
In addition, Sub-Prime electric submersible pumps feature a chromiumalloy white cast iron impeller and heavy-duty rubber or polyurethane coated adjustable wearing parts for longer life.
The guest bedroom also has a walk-in bay window and oak beam/brick presentation, and there is a very attractive period-style bathroom with white cast iron bath and shower.
It's recommended for machining difficult materials such as pearlitic gray iron, chilled and white cast iron, hardened steels, and sintered steels.
Bedroom three looks out across the fields and has built-in wardrobes, and there is a family bathroom with white cast iron enamelled bath with shower over, and a separate WC.
The microstructure of white cast iron is best observed after etching.