Conversion of an aluminum forging into a cast ductile iron part

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It is rare nowadays that we replace an aluminum part by a cast iron part, a classic alloy and often replaced by aluminum material.

In this case, Waupaca foundry was able to replace an aluminum forging with a ductile iron casting for a customer in the automotive segment.

The result:
- Cost reduction of 40%.
- 30% weight reduction
- Improvement of properties

Credit: casting source magazine - may-june 2020 issue

Metallurgical Resources can also help you find the process and alloy that specifically suits your needs.

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