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V-3 65-45-12 ASTM a536 SG Ductile Iron Features Unmatched Machinability

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V-3 65-45-12 ASTM A536 Ductile Iron Chemical Composition

Carbon Silicon Manganese Sulfur Phosphorus
3.5-3.9% 2.25-3.0% 0.15-0.35% 0.025% max 0.05% max

 

Material Properties
Tensile strength 65,000 psi
Yield strength 45,000 psi
Elongation, % 12%
Brinell hardness range 131/220
Microstructure, as cast Ferritic
Machinability Very good
Heat treatment Full Anneal or Normalize
ASTM Specification A-536

V-3 (65-45-12) ductile iron has a tensile strength of 65,000 psi with a yield strength of 45,000 psi and 12% elongation. 65-45-12 ductile iron hardness ranges from 131 to 220 bhn. The microstructure as cast is ferritic. 

The fine ferritic structure makes V-3 65-45-12 ductile iron the easiest machining of the three grades of Versa-Bar. V-3 ductile iron offers high spindle speeds, less tool wear, and better finishes. It’s widely used for pistons in the hydraulics industry. 65-45-12 grade ductile iron provides excellent wear resistance and high strength in metal-to-metal applications.

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V-3 Continuous Cast SG Ductile Iron is a Fine Steel Replacement

When compared directly 1144 steel (including material cost) our machining tests showed the V-3 ductile iron cost up to 20% less to produce the same part. All grades of continuous cast iron from American Iron & Alloys offer you tremendous cost savings. Versa-Bar ductile iron is an excellent, more affordable alternative to steel, and contains several benefits for producing:

V-3 65-45-12 Ductile Iron Machining Services:

For many of the most common custom components in the automotive, fluid power and transportation industries, 65-45-12 Versa-Bar ductile iron offers you a lower price and higher quality than any steel. American Iron & Alloys offers custom CNC Machining Services and in-house casting to support lean manufacturing.

V-3 65-45-12 Ductile Iron Stock Material

Iron Bar, Rounds & Rods

Our custom cut ductile iron products include a range of rods, bars, and rounds. Whether your company manufactures or produces specific products in America, your best resource of 65-45-12 ductile iron bar stock is American Iron & Alloys. Looking for more information regarding our stock? Call us today!

FINISH DIAMETER IN INCHESAVG. STOCK ALLOW.EST. POUNDS PER INCHEST. POUNDS IN BAR
1.500 .085  .53  38 
1.625 .085  .61  44 
1.750 .085  .71  51 
1.875 .085  .81  58 
2.000 .085  .90  65 
2.125 .110  1.04  75 
2.250 .110 1.17  84 
2.500 .110  1.29  93 
2.625 .110  1.42  102 
2.750 .110  1.71  123 
2.875 .110 1.86  134 
3.000 .110  2.01  145 
3.125 .125  2.21  159 
3.250 .125  2.38  171 
3.375 .125  2.56 184 
3.500 .125  2.74  197 
3.625 .125  2.93 211 
3.750 .125  3.13  225 
3.875 .125  3.33 240 
4.000 .125  3.54  255 
4.250 .140  4.01 289
4.500 .140  4.49  323 
4.750 .140  4.97  358
5.000 .140 5.50 396
5.250 .155  6.08 523
5.500 .155 6.67  480 
5.750 .155  7.26  523 
6.000 .155  7.89 568 
6.250 .170  8.58 618
6.500 .170  9.26 667
6.750 .170 9.97  718
7.000 .170  10.71  771
7.250 .190  11.53  830
7.500 .190  12.35 889 
7.750 .190 13.13  945
8.000 .190  13.96  1005 
8.250 .216  14.92 1074
8.500 .216 15.82  1139 
8.750 .216  16.74 1205 
9.000 .216 17.68 1273
9.250 .254 18.76 1351
9.500 .254  19.81 1426
9.750 .254  20.83  1500
10.000 .254 21.89 1576
10.250 .400  23.61 1700
10.500 .400 24.27 1781
10.750 .400 25.88 1863
11.000 .400 27.06 1948 
11.500 .582 30.38 2187
12.000 .582 32.94 2372
12.500 .582 35.63 2565
13.000 .582 38.40 2765
14.000 .582 44.25 3186
15.000 .582  50.54 3689
16.000 .582 57.24 4121
17.000 .762 65.67 4728
18.000 .762 73.26 5275
19.000 .762 81.29 5853
20.000 .762 89.74 6461

FORMULA:

As cast round weight:
Length in inches x weight per inch = total weight

 

FINISH DIAMETER IN INCHESEST. POUNDS PER INCHEST. POUNDS IN BAR
1.500 .49 35
1.625 .53 38 
1.750 .63  45 
1.875 .72 52
2.000 .82 59
2.125 .93 67
2.250 1.04 75 
2.375 1.17 84
2.500 1.29 93
2.625 1.42 102
2.750 1.58 114
2.875 1.71 123
3.000 1.88 135
3.125 2.03 146
3.250 2.19 158
3.375 2.36 170
3.500 2.56 184
3.625 2.74 197
3.750 2.92 210
3.875 3.13 225
4.000 3.33 240
4.250 3.78 272
4.500 4.24 305
FINISH OUTSIDE DIA. IN INCHESACTUAL INSIDE DIA. IN INCHESEST. POUNDS PER INCHEST. POUNDS IN BAR
3.500 1.250  2.42  174 
4.500 1.250  4.15  299 
5.500 1.250  6.33  456 
4.000 1.750  2.91  209 
5.000 1.750  4.86  350 
6.000 1.750  7.25  522 
4.500 2.250  3.43  247 
5.500 2.250  5.59 403 
6.500 2.250  8.21  591 
7.500 2.250  11.25  810 
6.000 2.750  6.32  455 
7.000 2.750  9.13  657 
8.000 2.750  12.38  892 
5.250 3.000  4.20  302 
6.250 3.000  6.71  483 
7.250 3.000  9.65  695 
8.250 3.000  13.04  939 
5.500 3.250  4.46  321 
6.500 3.250  7.07  509 
7.500 3.250  10.10  727 
8.500 3.250  13.61  980 
5.750 3.500  4.71  339 
6.750 3.500  7.42  534 
7.750 3.500  10.55  760 
8.750 3.500  14.18  1021 
6.000 3.750  4.96  357 
7.000 3.750  7.77  560 
8.000 3.750  11.02  794 
9.000

3.750 

14.75  1062 
6.500 4.250  5.50  396 
7.500 4.250  8.54  615 
9.500 4.250  16.02  1154 
7.000 4.750  6.00  432 
8.000 4.750  9.25  666 
9.000 4.750  12.97  934 
7.500 5.250  6.57  473 
8.500 5.250  10.06  725 
8.000 5.750  7.08  510 
9.000 5.750  10.79  777 
9.000 6.750  8.18  589 

NOTE:

Inside diameters are actual sizes.
Inside diameter will finish .250" (1/4") over dimensions show.

EXAMPLE:
Actual Size: 3.500" O.D. X 1.250" I.D.
Finish Size: 3.500" O.D. X 1.500" I.D.

FORMULA:
(O.D.2 - I.D.2) X .208 x length in inches = VERSA-TUBE® weight)

 

Iron Tubes

Condensing your saturated range of options when it comes to who you should order 65-45-12 ductile iron tubing from is as easy as heading straight to American Iron & Alloys. Ask us about our custom cast tubing today.

Specifications
Custom I.D.s & O.D.s Up to 22"
Material Raw Iron

Cast Iron Cut Pieces

American Iron & Alloys is proud to offer custom made V-3 65-45-12 ductile iron cut pieces as part of our large inventory of raw iron products. Contact us today about your project.

Cast Iron Plates

Our custom V-3 65-45-12 Ductile iron plates are perfect for machining and fabrication of bearings and rotors. Contact us about our cast iron plates for your project. 

Cast Iron Rectangular Bar

American Iron & Alloys' rectangular bar stock is a high-quality material for machining and heavy equipment applications. Contact us for information on ordering and pricing rectangular stock today.

Versa-Bar V-3 65-45-12 Ductile Iron Boasts Greater Durability and Longer Life

Nationwide 65-45-12 ductile iron Supplier

V-3 65-45-12 ductile iron features unparalleled machinability.

Versa-Bar ductile iron offers you unprecedented machinability and performance. Versa-Bar’s continuous casting process provides uniformity and consistent soundness you’ll never achieve by sand casting. Turning speeds of 30% or more means increased tool life and decreased labor expense.

High graphite flake content in ASTM A536 SG Versa-Bar means every bar contains tiny recesses retaining oil—lubricated parts stay oily for longer. Well dispersed and retained lubricant means a part made of Versa-Bar has a much better chance of survival should there be oil loss.

Versa-Bar is the true hydraulic metal. Its natural non-abrasive quality gives it extremely high wearability. Versa-Bar represents an opportunity you can’t afford to pass up.

V-3 65-45-12 ductile cast iron beats aluminum, bronze and steel in basic field comparison testing.

Operators were asked to reach the best surface feed per minute (sfm) on 65-45-12 Versa-Bar ductile cast iron and maintain comparable depth of cut and surface roughness with aluminum, bronze and steel grades.

Machine used: a 7hp lathe set up for production of hydraulic cylinder pistons. The cutting tools used in the analysis: a Valenite VC 67 Carbide Insert.

Here are the results:

The results, reached through conventional tooling and equipment, demonstrate Versa-Bar's superiority to the competition. 

Contact V-3 65-45-12 ductile iron suppliers at AIA for more information regarding gray and ductile iron for the following areas and beyond: Milwaukee, New York, North Carolina, California, Texas, and Illinois.

 

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