Journal of Metallurgy / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effect of Processing Parameters on the Mechanical Properties of Heavy Section Ductile Iron

Table 2

Microstructure description of the DCI alloys.

AlloyMicrostructure description

AMatrix 98% ferrite, 2% pearlite
Nodularity 70%, nodule count 40/mm2

BMatrix 95% ferrite, 5% pearlite
Nodularity around 71%, nodule count 40/mm2

CAlmost fully ferritic matrix
Nodularity around 95%, nodule count 80/mm2

DMatrix 2% ferrite, 98% pearlite
Nodularity 98%, nodule count 80/mm2

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