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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.

Chrome White Iron Apron Feed Liner - A Success Story

— March 15, 2017

ASTM A532 high chrome white iron significantly outlasts AR plate. Read our apron feed liner success story.

Top 5 Design Mistakes in High Chrome White Iron Castings

— February 15, 2017

Avoid these mistakes when designing chrome white iron castings. Maximize your ASTM A532 casting performance with these tips.…

Austempered Ductile Iron ASTM A897 Grade 1 130-90-09

— January 25, 2017

Data sheet on austempered ductile iron ASTM A897 Grade 1 130–90–99. Get the facts on ADI today.

Why You Can’t Weld Chrome White Iron and What to Do About It

— January 10, 2017

There are a number of reasons why you cannot weld chrome white iron. This blog offers some viable alternatives to welding ASTM…

Advantages of the Casting Process Compared to the Fabrication Process

— November 23, 2016

The casting process offers a number of advantages over the custom metal fabrication process, including cost savings and better…

High Chrome White Iron Nut Sleeve Outlasts Alloy Steel 6 Times

— October 20, 2016

High chrome white iron, ASTM A532, offers superior abrasion resistance. Read about how high chrome white iron outlasted steel by…

Why Chrome White Iron Outperforms AR 400

— October 6, 2016

High chrome white iron ASTM A532 outperforms AR 400 for many applications. Read our blog to get the microstructure and…

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…

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