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Exploring the Worth of Cast Iron

When it comes to metalworking, cast iron holds a special place. Its durability, versatility, and…
Can You Weld Cast Iron to Steel?

Can You Weld Cast Iron to Steel?

There are a few reasons why someone might want to weld cast iron to steel,…
Where does cast iron come from

Where does cast iron come from?

Invented in China during the 5th century BC, cast iron was initially utilised for a…
The Properties of Cast Iron

The Properties of Cast Iron Explained

Cast iron is a versatile material with a rich history in various industries, known for…
Is Cast Iron Ferrous or Nonferrous

Is Cast Iron Ferrous or Nonferrous?

If you have ever worked with or shopped around for metal you may have heard…
Can You Drill into Cast Iron

Can You Drill into Cast Iron?

Cast Iron is often a misunderstood metal, there are plenty of misconceptions about what you…
How a Cylinder Head Works

Find Out How a Cylinder Head Works

Located at the top of the engine block, the cylinder head is a critical component…
How to Remove Rust from Cast Iron

How to Remove Rust from Cast Iron

Rust forms when iron reacts with oxygen and water causing that familiar orange and brown…
Why is Cast Iron Harder than Pure Iron?

Why is Cast Iron Harder than Pure Iron?

Cast Iron is a fantastic material that has been used for years and is known…
Does Cast Iron Work on Induction

Does Cast Iron Work on Induction

Induction cooking is different to gas and electric hobs. It works by relying on magnetic…
Is Cast Iron Magnetic?

Is Cast Iron Magnetic?

To understand magnetism, it's important to understand the structure of a material. All substances are…

What is Wartsila’s Biggest Marine Engine

Discover the impressive capabilities of Wartsila’s largest marine engine and its impact on maritime power.
Drop Forge Flywheel Repair

Drop Forge Flywheel Repair

Fig 1. Drop Hammer Gantry (inverted) showing X2No. Flywheels in need of repair (#1 &…
Victorian cast iron railing restoration

Restoring Victorian Cast Iron Railings

At Cast Iron Welding Services, we recently performed expert restoration on a Victorian-era handrail in…
Side view of the wrought Iron fanlight restoration done at a stately home in Norfolk

Wrought Iron Fanlight Window Restoration: Tips and Insights

Cast Iron Welding Services are happy to update on a heritage restoration project we had…