Cast iron restoring
04-07-2016, 12:49 PM,
#1
Cast iron restoring
Hey !
So i am planning on restoring cast iron roll surface.

As i understand it is advisable to "bake" cast iron prior spraying for the oils to burn out. What temperature and duration should be enough for this ?

After that i am planing on grit blasting, wire flame spray NiAl, and wire flame spray Metcoloy 2 to thickness of ~4mm. As there is no corrosion i wont be using sealer.
Machining to ~3-3.5mm thickness is next. Maybe you would have any additional suggestions or insights for this kind of job ?
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04-11-2016, 12:54 AM,
#2
RE: Cast iron restoring

Hi.

We find that if we 'thermal degrease' at 400 centigrade
we have good success. As a general rule we allow the usual one hour for each inch of material thickness. The rest of your planned procedure seems OK.

Regards.

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