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Machined high chrome white iron closed impeller used in a frac blender tub. Fully machined high chrome white iron open impeller used in a mud pump.


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The Penticton Foundry’s blog offers product updates, client success stories, news and tips.  It’s a place where research and innovation come together to keep our customers informed.

Understanding Chrome White Iron

— September 22, 2016

Understanding the properties of high chrome white iron and its applications. Read our blog to find out more.

Understanding Ductile Iron

— August 24, 2016

Understanding the properties of ductile iron and its applications. Read our blog today to find out more.

ASTM A532 Class 1 Type A VS. ASTM A532 Class II Type D

— August 10, 2016

This chart, by Penticton Foundry, offers a comparison of two high chrome white irons, ASTM A532 Class I Type A and ASTM A532…

Ductile Iron ASTM A536 Grade 80-55-06

— July 28, 2016

Data sheet for ductile iron ASTM A536 grade 80 – 55 – 06. Related standards – SAE J434C D5506, ISO 1083 500-7. Read our spec…

Chrome White Iron Casting Outlasts CCO 20 Times

— June 29, 2016

Chrome white iron liner created for a primary separation cell lower sump cone outlasts CCO by a factor of 20 times. Read our…

ASTM A532 Class I Type A

— June 15, 2016

ASTM A532 Class I Type A or Ni-Hard 1 is an abrasion resistant high chrome white iron good for low or medium dynamic stresses.…

Ductile Iron Machining Advantages

— June 1, 2016

Ductile iron has a number of machining advantages when compared to steel. Read our blog to learn about how ductile iron can…

ASTM A532 Class II Type D Data Sheet

— May 17, 2016

Data sheet for ASTM A532 Class II Type D high chrome white iron. Read about the toughness and abrasion resistance of this…

Diamond 25 Chrome White Iron Data Sheet

— May 4, 2016

Diamond 25 is a high chrome white iron. Read our data sheet on this ASTM A532 Class III Type A alloy.

Data Sheet ASTM A532 Class II Type B Chrome White Iron

— April 4, 2016

ASTM A532 Class II Type B high chrome white iron is used in operating environments where abrasion and impact are the wear…

Alloy Data Sheet - Tough 25 High Chrome White Iron

— March 10, 2016

ASTM A532 Class III Type A data sheet on Tough 25 which is a high chrome white iron. Good for thicker section castings.

Chrome White Iron vs AR400 Plate

— February 24, 2016

A local mine just witnessed a dramatic visual testimony as to the superior wear performance of chrome white iron versus AR400.

Ductile Iron Data Sheet ASTM A536 65-45-12

— February 10, 2016

ASTM A536 65-45-12 is a nodular Iron with a ferritic and pearlitic microstructure and mechanical properties comparable to low…

Alloy Data Sheet – Pliant25 High Chrome White Iron

— January 26, 2016

Pliant25 is a unique high chrome white iron that has been perfected by Penticton Foundry.

Alloy Data Sheet - 25% High Chromium Alloy

— January 13, 2016

The 25% Cr alloy is the most common high chrome white iron poured at Penticton Foundry.

The Advantages of High Chrome White Iron

— December 9, 2015

There are a number of myths about high chrome white iron. Myths include the idea that high chrome white iron is not impact…

Penticton Foundry Joins MARIOS

— November 18, 2015

Penticton Foundry is pleased to announce that we have joined MARIOS (Materials and Reliability in Oil Sands).

Ductile Iron vs Steel

— November 5, 2015

A comparison of ductile iron vs steel across a range of properties.

Chrome White Iron Liners

— October 14, 2015

A collection of Penticton Foundry’s chrome white iron wear liners. Our proprietary process lets us machine chrome white iron.…

Alloy Comparison Including Chrome White Iron

— September 24, 2015

Penticton Foundry has created an alloy comparison chart that includes chrome white iron, ductile iron, ADI and gray iron.

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