Ductile Iron 80-55-06

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains an extensive inventory of ductile iron in both 80-55-06 in both solid and rectangle bar. 80-55-06 offers very good machinability and excellent surface finishes combined with higher wear resistance, strength, and heat treat response compared to 65-45-12. Noise and vibration damping are Very Good in this grade.

Typical Applications

  • Hydraulic cylinders
  • Manifolds

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. offers material cut to your specifications by one of our precision plate saws, bar saws, shears, and water jets. Contact us today to inquire about the many ways we can assist you with your metal needs.

DUCTILE IRON

PROPERTIES

Grade (80-55-06)

 

Tensile Strength

80,000 psi

Yield Strength

55,000 psi

Elongation, %

6%

Brinell Hardness Range

187/269

Microstructure, As Cast

Pearlitic

Machinability

Good

Heat Treatment

Normalize or Oil Quench and Tempered

 

ASTM Standard Designation for Ductile iron: ASTM A-536

Element

Typical %

Carbon

3.40 – 3.85

Silicon

2.30 – 3.10

Manganese

0.1 – 0.3

Sulphur

.02 Max

Phosphorous

0.1 Max

Balance

Residual

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