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New Aluminum Analysis Method Could Help Develop Efficient Coagulants for Water Treatment

New Aluminum Analysis Method Could Help Develop Efficient Coagulants for Water Treatment

A Kobe University research group including Associate Professor Maki Hideshi (Center for Environmental Management), PhD candidate Sakata Genki (Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, currently employed at Central Glass Co., Ltd.) and Professor Mizuhata Minoru (Graduate School of Engineering) have developed a new analysis method that uses magnetic fields to quickly and accurately measure the concentration of aluminum used to purify tap water. [More]
New Aluminum–Cerium Alloys Could Boost Rare Earth Mining

New Aluminum–Cerium Alloys Could Boost Rare Earth Mining

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has partnered with Wisconsin-based Eck Industries and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to create aluminum alloys that have easier workability and better tolerance to heat than currently available products. [More]
Alcoa Announces Completion of Automotive Aluminum Sheet Facility Expansion in Tennessee

Alcoa Announces Completion of Automotive Aluminum Sheet Facility Expansion in Tennessee

Lightweight metals leader Alcoa today announced it has completed an expansion at its Tennessee facility dedicated to supplying aluminum sheet to the automotive industry. The plant will provide aluminum sheet to automakers that include Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors. [More]
Alcoa and Ford Partner to Develop More Formable and Design-Friendly Aluminum Alloys

Alcoa and Ford Partner to Develop More Formable and Design-Friendly Aluminum Alloys

Alcoa and Ford Motor Company have teamed up to develop advanced aluminum alloys for automotive parts. These next-generation aluminum alloys can be easily formed, and hence, design-friendly. [More]
New Video from SciAps Demonstrates Real Scrap Metal Applications of Handheld LIBS

New Video from SciAps Demonstrates Real Scrap Metal Applications of Handheld LIBS

A new video from SciAps features a real world demonstration of the Z handheld elemental analyzer, and a candid interview at Wentworth Scrap Metals. [More]
Novelis Develops Advanced High-Strength Aluminum Alloys for Automotive Sector

Novelis Develops Advanced High-Strength Aluminum Alloys for Automotive Sector

World’s leading aluminum rolling and recycling company, Novelis has developed unique high-strength alloys - Novelis Advanz™ 7000-series. These alloys are mainly meant for use in safety-critical parts of vehicle structures. The key features are that they exhibit two to three times higher strength than currently available automotive aluminum, and are capable of reducing considerable amount of weight compared to existing high strength steels, thereby enabling automotive manufacturers to lighten vehicle weight further and at the same time ensure better passenger safety. [More]
Plate Sonotrode Process Enables Continuous Degassing of Molten Aluminium Alloys

Plate Sonotrode Process Enables Continuous Degassing of Molten Aluminium Alloys

Researchers from Brunel University, London have developed a continuous process to enable applying ultrasound degassing upstream from the casting mold and to larger melt volumes. The team had already proved that ultrasound degassing of aluminium alloys is greener, cleaner, and more cost-effective than existing techniques. The team was working within a European consortium. [More]
ThyssenKrupp and Maxion to Develop Carbon Fiber-Aluminum Hybrid Wheels

ThyssenKrupp and Maxion to Develop Carbon Fiber-Aluminum Hybrid Wheels

ThyssenKrupp Carbon Components has established a cooperation with Maxion Wheels to develop new ultra-lightweight, carbon fiber-aluminum hybrid wheels for premium vehicles. [More]
New Report Analyzes Indian Aluminum Industry

New Report Analyzes Indian Aluminum Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Aluminum Industry in India 2015" report to their offering. [More]
Modified Friction Stir Welding Process for Light and Strong Auto Components

Modified Friction Stir Welding Process for Light and Strong Auto Components

A joining method known as friction stir welding or FSW has been transformed by researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory of the Department of Energy to manufacture lightweight and strong components at reduced production time and cost. [More]