Ledeburite in eutectic white cast iron


Figure 1: Ledeburite in eutectic white cast iron, Mag. 500x.

Carbide name: Ledeburite
Record No.: 33
Carbide formula: Fe3C
Carbide type: M3C
Carbide composition in weight %: No data
Image type: LM
Steel name: Eutectic white cast iron
Mat.No. (Wr.Nr.) designation: No data
DIN designation: No data
AISI/SAE/ASTM designation: No data
Other designation: No data
Steel group: Cast irons
Steel composition in weight %: 4.25% C.
Heat treatment/condition: As cast condition.
Note: At the eutectic point (4.30% C and 1147 C), a eutectic from the liquid. It consists of austenite and cementite, which shows up white on the micrographs. The aggregate is known as 'ledeburite'.
Links: No. 32 and No. 33.
Reference: Not shown in this demo version.

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