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DUCTILE IRON - THE DESIGNER'S CHOICE

Ductile Iron castings have replaced gray iron, malleable iron and steel castings in many applications, giving better performance, often at lower cost

Heavy, welded, steel fabrications up to medium size can virtually always be replaced by Ductile Iron castings. Here are just some of the current applications:

AUTOMOTIVE AND AGRICULTURAL

GENERAL ENGINEERING

Axle housings
Body bolsters
Brake cylinders
Caliper brake
Camshafts
Clutch drums
Connecting rods
Crankshafts
Cultivator
Cylinder bushings
Exhaust manifolds
Front wheel forks
Gears and pinions
Hitch brackets
Motorcycle clutch components
Piston rings
Plowshares
Steering boxes
Tire molds
Tow bar couplings
Wheel hubs
Yokes
Actuating cams
Armature spiders
Barstock
Bell cranks
Boiler segments
Briquetting rams
Cantilever heads
Clamp cylinders
Coal crusher gears
Commutator drums
Compressor bodies
Crusher hammers
Damper frames
Die blocks
Dredge sprockets
Extension clamps
Forging dies
Frames and jibs
Furnace grates
Girth gears
Gyratory crushers
Heater coils
Hot forming dies
Insulator caps
Lawn mower frames and parts
Lightning arresters
Machine frames
Mandrels
Meter components
Nuclear fuel containers
Oil manifolds
Overhead switch gear
Pile driver heads
Pipe forming dies
Press roll bodies
Pump bodies
Ratchets
Resistance grids
Rocker brackets
Rolls
Rubber molds
Sawmill beds
Shafts
Shear frames
Spindles
Suspension brackets
Tank covers
Thread guides
Tunnel segments
Turret heads
Typewriter frames
Vise frames
Wood augers

OTHER TRANSPORTATION MODES

Anchors
Bridge bearings
Bulldozer parts
Cable coupler
Capstans
Car journal boxes
Charge buckets
Chute plates
Coke car plates
Conveyor frames
Couplers
Crawler sprockets
Elevator buckets
Furnace skids
Hoist drums
Idlers
Pipe flanges
Propellers
Railway wheels
Rollers
Runway drains
Track crossovers

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