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Plymouth Foundry: Understanding the 4 Types of Cast Iron and Their Applications

Plymouth Foundry: Understanding the 4 Types of Cast Iron and Their Applications

According to Metal Supermarkets, there are four primary types of cast iron, each produced through different processing techniques: Grey Cast Iron: Grey cast iron contains free graphite (carbon) molecules, providing excellent thermal conductivity and damping capacity. It is commonly used in engine blocks, manifolds, and cookware. White Cast Iron: By controlling carbon and silicon content […]

Cast Iron and Wrought Iron: What’s the Difference?

Cast Iron and Wrought Iron: What’s the Difference?

The difference between wrought and cast iron is straightforward: Cast iron has been melted, poured into a mold and allowed to cool. Wrought iron has been heated and worked with tools. (FYI, the term “wrought” traces its origins to the word “worked.”) Here are some more distinguishing details of the two common forms of iron. […]

MAXIMUM QUALITY WITH MINIMUM SCRAP: LODGE CAST IRON CHOOSES NEXT-GENERATION DISAMATIC D5 AND FULL MONITIZER DIGITAL PACKAGE

MAXIMUM QUALITY WITH MINIMUM SCRAP: LODGE CAST IRON CHOOSES NEXT-GENERATION DISAMATIC D5 AND FULL MONITIZER DIGITAL PACKAGE

Cookware specialist Lodge Cast Iron has bought the first DISAMATIC D5 vertical molding machine in the USA and will also install DISA’s full Monitizer digital solution, including the Artificial-Intelligence-powered Monitizer | PRESCRIBE tool. The D5 will be at the heart of Lodge’s sixth molding line, joining the company’s five existing DISAMATIC lines at its two […]