What to Look for in a Ductile Iron Foundry

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.

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Harnessing the Heat Treatments of Ductile Cast Iron

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.

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What's The Use of Ductile Cast Iron?

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.

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Profiling the Properties of Ductile Cast Iron

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.

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Ductile Iron vs Cast Iron: What's the Difference?

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.

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What Is Ductile Iron and Why Is It Important?

November 22nd, 2021, 9:25 AM
Invented in 1943, ductile iron improves upon other forms of cast iron by virtue of its spheroidal graphite nodules, enhancing yield strength, tensile strength, and elongation.

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Production Lead Times in the Foundry Industry: Why the Wait?

October 8th, 2021, 8:57 AM
Production lead times in the foundry industry can be influenced by any number of internal or external factors relating to the complexity of the job, the capacity of the facility, the timing of the order, and the availability of labor.

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