Metal Science and Heat Treatment

, Volume 49, Issue 7–8, pp 394–397 | Cite as

Effect of chemical composition on the strength of large castings from gray iron

  • V. P. Melnikov


The effect of C, Si, Mn, V, Cu, Mo, and joint additives of Cr + Cu and Cu + Ni + Mo on the static and cyclic strength of iron in large castings is considered.


Cementite Static Strength Endurance Limit Ferrosilicon Gray Cast Iron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Melnikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Bryansk State Engineering UniversityBryanskRussia

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