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Micrograph no
391
Brief description
Nickel hard cast iron, martensitic
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, brass Link to MATTER Glossary entry for brass, copper, metal, nickel, zinc
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Fe-C-X   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Fe, C 2.95, Si 0.60, Mn 0.60, Ni 4.00, Cr 1.90 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Sand cast
Applications
Sample preparation
Nital
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
100 μm
Further information
White cast iron containing nickel. This causes martensite to form hence hardening the metal.
Contributor
Dr R F Cochrane
Organisation
Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Date
04/09/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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