Image icon  Pearlitic malleable cast iron

 
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Description: A cast iron with a relatively low carbon content. Upon cooling the austenite transforms to pearlite at the eutectoid temperature, leaving a microstructure of pearlite and graphite.
Keywords: alloy • carbon • cast iron • iron • metal • normalising
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Metals & alloys > Cast irons
Processes > Shaping > Casting
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: Dr R F Cochrane, Department of Materials, University of Leeds
DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 04 September 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
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Resource ID: 1394