October 3rd, 2022, 12:00 AM
A solar power system can take several forms. Read about them and how Urick's ductile cast iron components help solar energy equipment maintain optimal performance levels.
September 14th, 2022, 9:31 AM
Maximizing nodularity in the ductile iron casting process is the goal of Urick Foundry, and there are several considerations toward achieving that.
August 10th, 2022, 9:31 AM
Ductile iron is a natural fit in many applications for heavy-duty truck parts, wherein mechanical stresses are constant and failure is not an option.
July 13th, 2022, 11:17 AM
Ductile iron was made for hard work, exhibiting the kind of toughness, flexibility, and dependability that is a must for agricultural castings.
June 20th, 2022, 11:00 AM
Foundry jobs can be demanding, but they can also be rewarding, as each worker plays a role in transforming an initial concept into a tangible and useful product.
May 18th, 2022, 9:25 AM
The best ductile iron foundries are those that have mastery over every step in the casting process — learn what they are and why Urick does them better.
April 14th, 2022, 4:09 PM
The various heat treatments of ductile cast iron involve heating and cooling a casting within specific temperature ranges for specific durations of time.
March 2nd, 2022, 2:05 PM
Over the decades, many industries have found uses for ductile cast iron, as its desirable mechanical properties qualify it for a host of engineering applications.
February 10th, 2022, 4:47 PM
Ductile cast iron's unique mechanical properties are determined largely by spheroidal graphite nodules and their interplay within iron matrices on a microscopic level.
December 21st, 2021, 4:38 PM
The principle difference in ductile iron vs. cast iron is its nodular graphite microstructure, which lends itself to several unique physical properties.