Article - 6 Dec 2005
A processing route has been developed in order to refine and spheroidize primary crystals of AC4CH Aluminum alloy by inserting a rod into the molten metal and rotating it before solidification starts....
Article - 24 Jan 2004
Calcium fluoride (CaF2) is also known as fluorite or fluorospar. It is a naturally occurring mineral commonly used as a flux in aluminium production. Other applications and properties are listed.
Article - 21 Oct 2003
Alcan are planning to construst a CAN$150m spent pot lining treatment plant in Canada to deal with the waste products of aluminium smelting. The plant will use technology that will recycle all waste...
Article - 12 Sep 2003
Dross is formed as a by-product of aluminium production. Disposal of dross has long been a problem. A method for the recycling of dross is described, from its development to its commercialisation, as...
Article - 14 Aug 2003
The production of aluminium from alumina (or smelting or primary aluminium) is briefly described. Alloying and casting, global trends in aluminium production and the main aluminium producing regions...
Article - 8 Jul 2003
Red mud is a by-product of bauxite processing via the Bayer process. Described herein is a process that converts the red mud into mineral products that can be used for commercial applications.
Article - 10 Oct 2002
Spent pot linings are a by-product of the aluminium smelting process. Disposing of these materials has been a headache, but new technology is now able to process the materials into useful, harmless...
Article - 20 Jul 2002
Bauxite is the raw material used for aluminium and alumina production. Its composition, production and global distribution are all covered. Also covered are environmentla factors relating to restoring...
Article - 4 Jun 2002
Properties described are light weight, corrosion resistance, electrical and thermal conductivity, reflectivity, ductility, impermeability, odourlessness and recyclability.
Article - 3 May 2002
Aluminium casting processes such as sand casting and die casting processes including gravity casting, high and low pressure die casting, vacuum die casting and squeeze casting are all described.