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.
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.
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.