Gray Iron

The mechanical properties of the gray iron

are controlled by the size and shape of these graphite flakes.

Gray Iron

The Oldest and most commonly used type of casting.

Gray Iron is used when strength and thermal consuctivity are important. Gray Iron also has excellent vibration damping and self-lubricating properties which make it ideal for the following types of casting.

  • Pump housings.
  • Gears.
  • Valves.
  • Wind turbine housings.
  • Hydraulic components.