iron castings

iron castings

[′ī·ərn ′kast·iŋz]
(metallurgy)
Shapes cast in molds from iron.
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Then, appeased, he subsided on the deck in a sitting posture, hugging with his arms and legs the stand of the engine-room telegraph -- an iron casting as thick as a post.
The percentage of graphite in the form of nodules in the matrix and their size and distribution are two important factors that affect the material properties of ductile iron, so checking the nodularity in ductile iron castings is an important step in ensuring quality parts to a customer.
However, iron castings can be prone to retain residual stresses and structural variations after cooling, especially when they have a complex shape with many interconnected thick and thin sections.
A properly designed feeding system for iron castings (both gray and ductile) requires an understanding of how these alloys differ from others, such as steel.
Products include ductile iron pipe and fittings, ductile iron castings, fire hydrants, valves, fire truck pumps, centrifugally cast steel tubes, static steel castings, fabricated assemblies, Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) steel pipe and spiral-welded steel pipe.
Two and four-pole versions of their ML22 Model, with 340 and 250 watt output, respectively, which were formerly made with cast aluminium stator frames only, are now also available with SG iron castings.
The major product segments analyzed are Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Die Castings, Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, and Magnesium Castings).
The part replaced 30 stamped steel parts with six assembled ductile iron castings.
The sub product segments analyzed include Iron & Steel Forgings, Non-Ferrous Forgings, Ferro-Alloy Castings, Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, Other Alloy Steel Castings, Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, and Zinc Castings.
Rochester Metal Products has been producing iron castings since 1937.
Great Lakes Castings Corporation, a leading supplier of gray iron castings, now provides a two week lead time to market on most castings for customers who have existing tooling with them.
The program also can be used to identify cores that require venting in aluminum and iron castings.