malleable cast iron


malleable cast iron
white cast iron that has been heat treated to convert the cementite into graphite clusters; a relatively ductile cast iron.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • malleable cast iron — noun see malleable iron * * * white cast iron that has been malleablized. * * * malleable cast iron, white cast iron made tough and malleable by long heating at a high temperature followed by slow cooling …   Useful english dictionary

  • malleable cast iron — white cast iron that has been malleablized. * * * …   Universalium

  • malleable cast iron — noun white cast iron castings given a special heat treatment to make them tough …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cast iron — For cookware, see Cast iron cookware. Iron alloy phases Ferrite (α iron, δ iron) Austenite (γ iron) …   Wikipedia

  • cast iron — an alloy of iron, carbon, and other elements, cast as a soft and strong, or as a hard and brittle, iron, depending on the mixture and methods of molding. [1655 65; cast (ptp. of CAST1) + IRON] * * * Alloy of iron that contains 2–4% carbon, along… …   Universalium

  • Cast iron — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), n. [OE. iren, AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen, [=i]sern; akin to D. ijzer, OS. [=i]sarn, OHG. [=i]sarn, [=i]san, G. eisen, Icel. [=i]sarn, j[=a]rn, Sw. & Dan. jern, and perh. to E. ice; cf. Ir. iarann, W. haiarn, Armor. houarn.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cast iron — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), n. [OE. iren, AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen, [=i]sern; akin to D. ijzer, OS. [=i]sarn, OHG. [=i]sarn, [=i]san, G. eisen, Icel. [=i]sarn, j[=a]rn, Sw. & Dan. jern, and perh. to E. ice; cf. Ir. iarann, W. haiarn, Armor. houarn.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cast iron — a definition can be applied that cast iron is an alloy of iron and carbon in which the carbon is in excess of the amount that can be retained in solid solution in austenite at the eutectic temperature. Carbon is usually present in the range of… …   Mechanics glossary

  • cast iron — kalusis ketus statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ketus, kuriame yra 2–2,7% dribsnių pavidalo grafito. atitikmenys: angl. cast iron; malleable iron rus. ковкий чугун …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • malleable iron — n. cast iron made from pig iron by long heating at a high temperature and slow cooling: it is especially strong and malleable: also malleable cast iron …   English World dictionary


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