Engineering Applications of Ductile Iron in the Mining Industry

CIM Bulletin, 1964

W. R. Moggridge Manager, Technical Services Department, Foundry Division, Canada Iron Foundries, Ltd., Toronto, Ont.

The paper briefly describes the history of ductile iron, and compares its metallurgical and mechanical properties with flake graphite irons. Applications of ductile iron castings for the mining industry are described, with emphasis on the utilization of the properties of high strength and corrosion resistance.
Keywords: alloy, cast iron, ductile iron, graphite, tensile strength, Alloys, Applications, Cast iron, Casting, Castings, Graphite, Iron, Materials, Mechanical, Strength