A Design Engineer's Digest of
DUCTILE IRON
ninth edition

 Table of Contents

Contents

Principles

Introduction

3

Utilize The Freedom Offered
By The Casting Process

23

Ductile Irons - When And Why

6

Understanding The Fundamentals of The Casting Process

25

First A Word About Steel And Iron

8

Design For Optimum Economy

27

The Family Of Ductile Irons

10

Design For Casting Soundness

28

Ductile Iron - More Strength
For Less Expense

15

Specify No More Dimensional
Accuracy Than Needed

29

The Ductile Iron Foundry

37

The Effect Of Section Size
On Mechanical Properties

30

Inspection

38

Design And Adequate Safety

32

Examples of Ductile Iron -
The Designer's Choice

39

Trust The Foundry

34

Communicate With The Foundry

35

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