Cast Iron GGG40 - Ductile IronCast iron GGG40 is a low grade of ductile iron. Our foundry has produced this material for many years, and herein, we introduce its mechanical and chemical properties and some iron castings made by this material grade. GGG40 is a ductile iron grade of Germany standa
Some customers of Qingdao TianHua YiHe foundry asked us about the difference between cast iron and ductile iron, including their advantages and disadvantages. Here in, we listed their main properties and hope to give you a reference for material selection. Actually, before comparison, we need to clarify a definition. The cast iron is meaning a category of iron material, whose carbon content is higher than 2.1%. Therefore, it includes many different types according to different graphite shapes and microstructures, such as grey iron, ductile iron, white iron, malleable iron, vermicular iron, austenitic iron etc.