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PWL#045B - Welding of Cast Irons
May 15, 2007

Mid May Bulletin

Resources on Welding Cast Irons
PWL#045B
15 May 2007

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Online Resources on Welding Cast Iron (13)

This Bulletin deals with different kinds of Cast Iron and with their welding.

On this subject our Welding Advisers Site displays the following page:
Cast Iron Welding
It lists common ASTM Specifications.

A few Questions on Cast Iron are answered in our page
Welding FAQ.

References

Cast Iron
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cast_iron

Cast Iron Cookware
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cast_iron_cookware

Cast Irons
http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/phase-trans/2001/adi/cast.iron.html

Classification of Cast Iron
http://www.key-to-steel.com/Articles/Art63.htm

Nodular Ductile Iron
http://www.key-to-steel.com/Articles/Art86.htm

Welding Cast Iron and Other Irons
http://www.key-to-steel.com/default.aspx?ID=CheckArticle&NM=185

Introduction to the Unified Numbering System of
Ferrous Metals and Alloys

http://www.key-to-steel.com/Articles/Art111.htm

Group of ASTM standards for steel castings and forgings
http://www.key-to-steel.com/default.aspx?ID=CheckArticle&NM=25

Gray Iron - A Unique Engineering Material
http://www.ironcasting.org/Gray%20Iron%20-%20A%20Unique%20Material.htm

Cast Iron
http://machinedesign.com/BDE/materials/bdemat6/bdemat6_2.html

The Maintenance and Repair of Architectural Cast Iron
http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/tps/briefs/brief27.htm

Cold Metal Stitching of Historic Metalwork
http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles/stitch/stitch.htm

Metallography of Cast Iron Foundry Alloys
http://www.metallography.com/technotes/iron/iron.htm

Benefits of Cast Iron
http://www.ironcasting.org/Benefits%20of%20Cast%20Iron.htm

From TWI: (May need no cost registration)
Weldability of cast iron - a guide to best practice
http://www.twi.co.uk/j32k/protected/band_8/bpwcis01.html
[Additional Sections available only to TWI Industrial Members]

Welding of Cast Iron
http://www.twi.co.uk/j32k/protected/band_3/jk25.html

High Silicon and White Cast Irons
http://www.grantadesign.com/resources/materials/designations/
ferrous.whitecastiron.htm

General Grade Cast Irons
http://www.grantadesign.com/resources/materials/designations/
ferrous.generalcastiron.htm

Guidelines for Welding Cast Iron
http://www.lincolnelectric.com/knowledge/articles/
content/castironpreheat.asp

Choosing Stick Electrodes for Welding Cast Iron
http://www.lincolnelectric.com/knowledge/articles/
content/castironelectrodes.asp

Welding of Cast Iron (14 pages in succession)
http://www.esabna.com/EUWeb/OXY_handbook/589oxy15_1.htm

Cast Iron Welding (Includes Video clips and Photo Presentations)
http://www.muggyweld.com/castiron.html

Cast Iron Welding Procedures
http://www.brazing.com/techguide/procedures/cast_iron.asp

Welding Cast Iron: Straightforward
http://www.specialmetalswelding.com/publica/cwafall2005.pdf

Laser Beam Welding Cast Iron with Filler Wire
http://www.ccl.fraunhofer.org/working_areas/technologies/
technology_02/e_filler_wire.php

Industry Specifications - Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute
http://www.cispi.org/industry_specs.htm

Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) and its Advantages
http://www.advancedcast.com/adi-advantages.htm

Ductile Iron Data for Design Engineers
http://www.ductile.org/didata/Section2/2intro.htm
(includes pages to download)

Field Welding and Cutting Ductile Iron Pipe
http://www.dipra.org/pdf/fieldCutBrochure.pdf

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