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Stanford Researchers Design Fast-Charging, Economical and Durable Aluminum Battery

Stanford Researchers Design Fast-Charging, Economical and Durable Aluminum Battery

Researchers from Stanford University have developed the first high-performance, fast-charging, and long-lasting aluminum battery, which is economical as well. The new battery technology is a safe substitute for many of the widely used commercial batteries today. [More]
Red Brick to Offer Beer in Cans Made from Novelis' High-Recycled Content Aluminum Can Sheets

Red Brick to Offer Beer in Cans Made from Novelis' High-Recycled Content Aluminum Can Sheets

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, and Red Brick Brewing Company, Georgia's oldest operating craft brewery, today announced that Red Brick will now offer its beer in aluminum cans made from Novelis' evercan™ – the world's first certified high-recycled content aluminum can sheet. [More]
Free Webinar ‘Modern Solutions for Electrolytic Bath Analysis In Aluminium Industries’ by Panalytical

Free Webinar ‘Modern Solutions for Electrolytic Bath Analysis In Aluminium Industries’ by Panalytical

PANalytical, the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray and related techniques, announces their free webinar on “Modern solutions for electrolytic bath analysis in aluminium industries”. [More]
Alcoa’s Expanded Wheels Manufacturing Plant Officially Opened in Hungary

Alcoa’s Expanded Wheels Manufacturing Plant Officially Opened in Hungary

Lightweight, high-performance metals leader Alcoa today officially opened its expanded wheels manufacturing plant in Hungary. The larger facility doubles Alcoa’s capacity to produce its Dura-Bright® EVO surface-treated wheels compared to 2014 production levels. [More]
CCL to Invest in New Plant to Produce Aluminum Slugs in Clinton, North Carolina

CCL to Invest in New Plant to Produce Aluminum Slugs in Clinton, North Carolina

CCL Industries Inc., a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers, announced today that it will invest in a new plant to produce aluminum slugs used in the impact extrusion process to make aerosol cans, tubes and bottles for consumer packaged goods companies. [More]
Successful Production of First Alumina from Refinery at Ma’aden-Alcoa JV

Successful Production of First Alumina from Refinery at Ma’aden-Alcoa JV

The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) and lightweight metals leader Alcoa today announced that the alumina refinery at their joint venture aluminum complex in Saudi Arabia has successfully produced its first alumina from Saudi Arabian bauxite. The alumina refinery at Ras Al Khair is the first ever refinery to be constructed and operated in the region. [More]
Alcoa Develops New Casting and Rolling System for Next-Generation Automotive Platforms

Alcoa Develops New Casting and Rolling System for Next-Generation Automotive Platforms

Alcoa, a company specializing in lightweight metals technology, has developed an advanced manufacturing technology called the Alcoa MicromillTM which will redefine the future of automotive aluminum products. [More]
Ultrasound Processing Cheaper, Greener Than Argon Degassing for Aluminium Alloy Production

Ultrasound Processing Cheaper, Greener Than Argon Degassing for Aluminium Alloy Production

A pilot scale study conducted by researchers at Brunel University London has helped affirm that ultrasound treatment of molten metal could help produce high quality aluminium castings through a greener, cleaner and more efficient method. [More]
Hollow Aluminium Oxide Sphere Coating Protects Components from Heat and Oxidation

Hollow Aluminium Oxide Sphere Coating Protects Components from Heat and Oxidation

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT have developed a novel, cost-effective coating technique using micro-scaled conjoined hollow aluminium oxide spheres to protect components against heat and oxidation. Steam and gas turbines, reactors, temperature sensors, waste incinerator generators and combustion chambers are subjected to temperatures as high as 1000°C, and the new coating technology will benefit in these applications. [More]
Mechanical Behaviour of Twinned Aluminium Discovered Using Nanoindentation Technique

Mechanical Behaviour of Twinned Aluminium Discovered Using Nanoindentation Technique

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University have revealed the work-hardening and plasticity properties of twinned aluminium with incoherent twin boundaries using an in situ nanoindentation technique. [More]