austenitic cast iron

austenitic cast iron

[¦ȯs·tə¦nid·ik ¦kast ′ī·ərn]
(metallurgy)
The product resulting from changing the basic crystalline structure of gray or ductile iron by alloying it with substantial amounts of nickel, manganese, silicon, or other elements.
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