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Vermicular graphite cast iron current state of the art

Murthy, VSR and Seshan, S and Seshan, K (1985) Vermicular graphite cast iron current state of the art. In: Sadhana-Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, 8 (Octobe). pp. 361-372.

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Vermicular graphite cast iron is a new addition to the family of cast irons. Various methods for producing vermicular graphite cast iron are briefly discussed in this paper. The mechanical and physical properties of cast irons with vermicular graphite have been found to be intermediate between those of gray and ductile irons. Other properties such as casting characteristics, scaling resistance, damping capacity and machinability have been compared with those of gray and ductile irons. Probable applications of vermicular graphite cast irons are suggested.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Sadhana-Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences
Keywords: Cast iron - vermicular graphite - production - properties - micro-structure - applications.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2009 07:16
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:32
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20240

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