Grey Cast Iron
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Grey Cast Iron

Grey iron (flake graphite) is the most common cast iron alloy thanks to its relatively low cost and ease of machining. Soucy Belgen produces gray iron of Classes 30, 40, 50 and 60 complying with ASTM A48 Standards.

Benefits of Soucy Belgen Grey Iron

  • Relatively low cost
  • Easy machining
  • Good heat transfer
  • Resistance to compression
  • Self-lubricating characteristics of graphite
  • Resistance to wear and scoring
  • Lower cooling contraction
  • Fluidity during casting
  • Ease of welding
  • Good resistance to vibration

Applications:

Drum brake, clutch component, engine block, piston, gear, and valve

Specifications Traction
MPa (Ksi)
BHN (Brinell
hardness number)
ASTM A48
CL 25 172 (25) 159-223
CL 30 207 (30) 179-229
CL 40 276 (40) 197-255
CL 50 344 (50) 217-269
CL 55 380 (55) 229-269
 Specifications  Traction
MPa (Ksi)
BHN (Brinell
hardness number) 
ASTM A-319
CL I Type A 172 (25) 175-219
CL I Type B 200 (29) 179-229
CL II Type C 241 (35) 190-229

 

Phone: 819 477-2434
Fax: 819 477-0564
Email: info@belgen.net
Website: www.soucybelgen.com