Metal & Alloy Guide

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Abrasion Resistant Cast Iron Castings - ASTM A-532

Abrasion-Resistant Cast Iron Castings – Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles Specification for Abrasion-Resistant Cast Iron – ASTM A532 Abrasion-resistant white cast irons have been alloyed to secure high resistance to abrasive wear. Abrasion-resistant irons can be classified into five groups but the majority of castings used today are in two groups...

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Austempered Ductile Iron Castings - ASTM A-897A

Austempered Ductile Iron Castings from Pacific Alloy, Los Angeles, CA Austempered Ductile Iron Castings – ASTM A-897A Austempered ductile iron is produced by heat-treating cast ductile iron to which small amounts of nickel, molybdenum or copper have been added. The result is a product that has twice the tensile and yield strengths and 50 percent...

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Austenitic Ductile Iron Castings - ASTM A-439

Austenitic Ductile Iron Castings from Pacific Alloy, Los Angeles, CA Austenitic Ductile Iron Castings – ASTM A-439 Austenitic ductile iron was developed to meet the demands of conditions that are too severe for conventional or austempered ductile irons. The high nickel content in austenitic ductile iron in conjunction with chromium in certain grades provides superior...

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Austenitic Gray Iron Castings - ASTM A-436

Austenitic Gray Iron Castings from Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles, CA Specification for Austenitic Gray Iron Castings ASTM A-436 Austenitic gray iron is characterized by uniformly distributed graphite flakes, some carbides, and the presence of sufficient alloy content to produce an austenitic structure. It is superior to gray iron in withstanding atmospheric exposure, seawater, caustic...

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Chrome Carbide Castings - ASTM 532 Class lll

Chrome Carbide Castings – Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles, California Specification for Chrome Carbide Castings – ASTM 532 Class lll This specification covers a group of white cast irons that have been alloyed to secure high resistance to abrasion. Castings made of Chrome Carbide, also referred to as Hi-Chrome Iron, are used in the mining,...

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Ductile Iron Castings - ASTM A-536

Ductile Iron Castings – Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles, California Specification for Ductile Iron Castings – ASTM A-536 Ductile iron is cast iron whose graphite is in the form of spherical nodules making it more flexible and elastic than other cast irons. These improvements to the mechanical properties allow DI to be used in a...

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Gray Iron Castings

Gray Iron Castings from Pacific Alloy Casting Co., Los Angeles, California Specification for Gray Iron Castings – ASTM – A-48 Gray Iron Gray iron is an alloy of carbon, silicon and iron. The first cast iron, gray iron is the most versatile of all foundry metals. The high carbon content makes gray iron easier to...

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Heat Resistant Steel Class 25-12 Castings - ASTM A-439

Heat Resistant Steel Class 25-12 Castings – Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles Heat Resistant Steel Class 25-12 Castings – ASTM A-447 This specification covers iron-base, heat-resisting alloy castings of the 25 % chromium, 12 % nickel class, intended for structural elements, containers, and supports in electric furnaces, petroleum still tube supports, and for similar applications...

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Heat Resistant Steel Castings

Heat Resistant Steel Castings from Pacific Alloy Casting Co., Los Angeles, CA Specification for Heat Resistant Steel Castings ASTM A-297 This specification covers iron-chromium and iron-chromium-nickel alloy castings for heat-resistant service. The grades covered by this specification are general purpose alloys and no attempt has been made to include heat-resisting alloys used for special production...

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Hi-Chrome Iron Castings - ASTM A-532-82

Hi-Chrome Iron Castings – Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles, California Specification for Hi-Chrome Iron Castings – ASTM A532-82 This specification covers a group of white cast irons that have been alloyed to secure high resistance to abrasion. Castings made of Hi-Chrome Iron, also referred to as Chrome Carbide, are used in the mining, milling, earth-handling,...

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NiHard Castings - ASTM A-532

Ni-Hard Castings – Pacific Alloy Casting, Los Angeles, California Specification for Ni-Hard Iron Castings – ASTM A-532 Ni-Hard is a white cast iron, alloyed with nickel and chromium suitable for low impact, sliding abrasion applications both wet and dry. Ni-Hard is used in power generation, brick, asphalt, cement, concrete, rock, sand and gravel industries. Typical...

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