Successfully Machining Austempered Ductile Iron ( ADI )

  • Kristin Brandenberg
  • Published 2001
Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) is a relatively new material to the industrial marketplace. Many have tried to machine ADI as if it were steel, or as-cast Ductile Iron, and have been unsuccessful. Because of this, a myth has developed that ADI is not machinable. When the material properties and metal matrix of ADI are taken into consideration, ADI can be… CONTINUE READING