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Compare Grey Cast Iron to ASTM A36 Carbon Steel

Both grey cast iron and ASTM A36 carbon steel are iron alloys. There are 10 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (16, in this case) are not shown.

Material Properties in Common

Density, g/cm3

Grey Cast Iron 7.2
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 7.9

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa

Grey Cast Iron 82 to 140
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 210

Elongation at Break, %

Grey Cast Iron 0.52
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 23

Modulus of Resilience (Unit Resilience), kJ/m3

Grey Cast Iron 59 to 180
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 200

Poisson's Ratio

Grey Cast Iron 0.26
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 0.29

Strength to Weight Ratio, kN-m/kg

Grey Cast Iron 35
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 60

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa

Grey Cast Iron 150 to 440
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 480

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa

Grey Cast Iron 98 to 280
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 290

Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K

Grey Cast Iron 46
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 50

Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K

Grey Cast Iron 11
ASTM A36 Carbon Steel 11