ASTM A – Standard Specification for Automotive Gray Iron Castings. Main Casting Products. This specification applies to gray iron castings, cast in sand. ASTM A Cast Iron. Categories: Metal; Ferrous Metal; Cast Iron; Alloy Cast Iron ; Gray Cast Iron. Material Notes: Used in automotive, truck, and tractor brake. ASTM A Cast Iron, Used in automotive, truck, and tractor brake and clutch applications.

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We also ask that you refer to MatWeb’s terms atsm use regarding this information. Heavy-duty irons for such service require high carbon contents for resistance to thermal shock and to minimize heat checking. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.

In making a given casting, it is recognized that the foundry will? Exhaust manifolds may be made of this grade of iron, alloyed or unalloyed. Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility. Please click here if you are a supplier and would like information on how to add your listing to this material. No vendors are listed for this material.

If a section cools slowly, as in a massive heavy-section casting, an appreciable amount of ferrite may be present. Chromium Molybdenum Nickel 0. However, the suitability atsm a particular grade for an intended application is best determined by laboratory or service tests.


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Grade General data G Miscellaneous soft iron castings as cast or annealed in which strength is not of primary consideration. Data sheets for overmetals, plastics, ceramics, and composites.

ASTM A159 Grade G3500b

Grade Ga Suggested Usage Brake drums and clutch plates for moderate service requirements, where high carbon iron is desired to minimize heat checking see Section 8. If you feel that your comments have not received a fair hearing you should make your views known to the ASTM Committee on Standards, at the address shown below.

To maintain strength levels speci? The contents of certain elements for these applications are critical in terms aatm service requirements and the ranges are speci? Click here to view all the property values for this datasheet as they were originally entered into MatWeb.

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The composition ranges for such special applications as heavy duty brake drums and clutch plates and camshafts are shown in Table X1. The contents, results, and technical data from this site may not be reproduced either electronically, photographically or substantively without permission from MatWeb, LLC. C Grades G b and G c normally require alloying to obtain the speci? The amount of primary carbides and location at which the structure is checked shall be a matter of agreement between the supplier and the purchaser.


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Current edition approved July 29, G Small cylinder blocks, cylinder heads, air cooled cylinders, pistons, clutch plates, oil pump bodies, transmission cases, gear boxes, clutch housings, and light-duty brake drums. Diesel engine blocks, truck and tractor cylinder blocks and heads, heavy?

ASTM A Cast Iron

The chemical composition of such castings is usually within the range given in Table X1. Please contact us asfm webmaster matweb. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. The contents, results, and technical data from this site may not be asym either electronically, photographically or substantively without permission from MatWeb, LLC.

Automobile and diesel cylinder blocks, cylinder heads,? These may be annealed castings for exhaust manifolds in order to avoid growth and cracking due to heat.

Camshaft iron with chemistry as given in Table X1.