white cast iron


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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.
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Xiao, "Effect of heat treatment on microstructure and mechanical properties of a Ti-bearing hypereutectic high chromium white cast iron," Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol.
Luo, "Effect of manganese on as-cast microstructure and hardening behavior of high chromium white cast iron," Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, vol.
39) HONGSUG OH et al Correlation of microstructure with the wear resistance and fracture toughness of duo cast materials composed of high-chromium white cast iron and low-chromium steel.
et al Solidification and abrasion wear of white cast irons alloyed with 20% carbide forming elements.
Gouging abrasion of wear-resistant alloy white cast irons.
Seaman Gold Medal for influential research on the structure-property relationships in gray iron, ductile iron and white cast irons, as well as Al-Si alloys, and the transfer of the resulting technical information to the metalcasting industry.
ferrous alloys) are used the most, such as martensitic steels and white cast irons.
Over the years, the variety and properties of white cast irons have increased and improved tremendously.
High-alloy white cast irons are used primarily for slurry pump wet-end parts and for other equipment and components in tough conditions, such as mining, materials handling, crushing, and grinding.
s Special Irons Committee (5-D) began evaluating factors affecting the erratic occurrence of porosity in white cast irons at the DOE Albany Research Center.
White cast irons are used in mill liners to crush rocks and ores.
Gray and white cast irons have no "usable" ductility.