Introduction To Grey Iron Castings

17 Feb.,2023


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Iron castings are generally manufactured using a variety of melting methods and different types of castings are produced with varying properties. Some common types of iron castings manufactured are grey iron, ductile iron, and malleable iron. The most commonly used castings amongst these are the grey iron castings due to their inherent benefits. Grey iron castings are typically made by smelting pig iron and they are an alloy of iron and carbon. Grey iron castings also possess traces of phosphorous, sulfur, silicon and manganese in them. The main reasons as to why grey iron castings are a popular choice are their cost efficiency and capability to be made into complex frameworks. Let’s take a look at some of their basic characteristics, features, and applications.

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