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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]
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]