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High-Aluminum Inoculation Enhances Gray Iron Machinability

New formulation challenges the common understanding of alloy contents, with prospects for better inoculation time and slag reduction, too

Metalcasting involves coordinating any number of process variables in the pursuit of quality finished parts, and the resolutions to common problems in those efforts are just as variable. Gray iron foundries are frequently in need of metal additives to reduce chill and improve the tensile strength of the iron, a problem that is particularly concerning in the thin sections and corners of cast parts. 

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