Trenchless installation of ductile
iron pipe in various sires is being stimulated by a growing awareness that ductile
iron pipe carl be efficiently installed by HDD technology and is supported by information about successful HDD ductile
iron pipe projects, says Gregg Horn, P.
Iron Metalcasting: Competing in a Global Market," and Scott Lammers, AFS technical director, served as a technical session chairperson.
also presented at the conference, going into detail on ductile
iron metallurgy and processing, while also discussing ductile
iron specifications, melting and charge materials, inoculation and treatments, filtration and gating systems, and quality assurance.
To help cut costs and to obtain a quality, one-pipe material pipeline, the project owner, CRWA, wanted to use ductile
iron pipe throughout.
Laying de470 meters of ductile
iron pipe DN 200 mm,
Old Harmony Road - replacement of 2,034 feet of 52 year old ductile
iron pipe, 4 water services and 2 fire hydrants
With the acquisition completed, Wescast will now focus on ensuring the smooth integration of Georgia Ductile
into its organization.
His appointment will bring new attention and awareness to the unmatched advantages of ductile
iron on behalf of DIPRA, which represents eight member companies in the United States and Canada with more than 650 years of combined research and manufacturing experience.
Because preliminary investigations had shown that the graphitization ability of the charge materials is essential to nucleation potential, all the heats were produced with 50% highly carbidic ductile
iron returns in the charge.
The use and demand for ductile
iron pipe by the public works segment continues to be strong," says Ralph Carpenter, marketing specialist at American Ductile
Iron Pipe Co.
Ltd, supplier of a range of high quality pipe products, is advising the UK construction industry to use ductile
iron pipes for potable and waste water pipe networks.
TO) the world's largest supplier of cast exhaust manifolds for passenger cars and light trucks has entered into an agreement to acquire Georgia Ductile
Foundries LLC ("Georgia Ductile