NovaCast specifies cast steel alloy

Cast Steel has become an increasingly important part of NovaCast’s business over recent years.

The company can cast a very wide variety of both carbon and stainless steels, the bulk of its castings are in the most popular grades. Stainless Steel castings have become a real specialist area for NovaCast and itsmost popular cast Stainless Steel grades are CF3 and CF8, including their Molybdenum containing variants (CF3M and CF8M). The company can also cast more exotic grades including 332C13, which is a duplex stainless steel.

The physical properties of cast steel will also change significantly depending on chemical composition and heat treatment used.

When selecting a steel alloy for a cast component, various factors are considered. They include hardness, strength, ductility, toughness, wear and corrosion resistance, as well as machinability and weldability.