Patent Number: 7,824,605

Title: As-cast carbidic ductile iron

Abstract: An as-cast carbidic ductile iron is provided, having a pearlitic matrix with 5-50% by volume carbides and high wear resistance properties. The as-cast carbidic ductile iron is produced without an austempering heat treatment step. The as-cast carbidic ductile iron preferably includes a carbide stabilizing element and a spheroidizing agent.

Inventors: Lemke; Jeffrey Paul (Fairfield, IA), Eppich; Robert Edward (Seven Hills, OH)

Assignee: Dexter Foundry, Inc.

International Classification: C22C 33/08 (20060101); C22C 37/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00