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good valve seat materials?

good valve seat materials?

(OP)
i am looking for sugestions on what types of materials would be suitable to replace induction hardened cast iron valve seats. i have recently ran into a situation where i can not get replacement in the apropriate sizes. thanks for the help.

RE: good valve seat materials?

Gas engine, diesel, propane or nat gas?

RE: good valve seat materials?

(OP)
sorry, it is a gas engine with standard stainless steel valves, thanks

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RE: good valve seat materials?

430 stainless steel,with stellite deposition can be considered.

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RE: good valve seat materials?

Take a look at SAE J1692. Lists valve seats by material, trade name,method of manufacture, suitability for service and gives chemistries and manufacturers.

RE: good valve seat materials?

(OP)
thanks, i will have to get that paper, sounds like it will prove to be very informative

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