Metalweb is a leading UK aluminium stockholder and aims to provide a 100% on-time delivery and quality product both for day-to-day requirements and long term contracts. They carry out four key...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Aluminium 5083 is known for exceptional performance in extreme environments. 5083 is highly resistant to attack by both seawater and industrial chemical environments. The properties, applications and...
Article - 1 May 2008
Aluminium is ideal for the construction of small leisure boats, luxury vessels, workboats, fishing vessels, and patrol boats through to some of the world’s largest high speed passenger / car ferries....
News - 14 Feb 2012
Kyle A. Crum, Technology Manager for Alcoa Defense, has presented a paper on the use of aluminum alloys in modern naval designs at the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) show held in...
Article - 30 Aug 2012
Aluminum alloys are good low-temperature alloys as they gain strength when exposed to subzero temperatures. They have strong corrosion resistance characteristics and high electrical conductivity.
News - 28 Feb 2010
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today the development of a new aluminum alloy armor plate solution - C79A. Designed to better protect soldiers in combat environments, C79A will be introduced for military...
Article - 17 Mar 2014
An alternative technique is offered to both handheld XRF and spark OES for analyzing a broad range of sample types and elements.
Article - 24 Sep 2001
By applying heat and air pressure or tool movement, superplastically formed aluminium alloys can be stretched and formed.
Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 23 May 2001
Aluminium, glass reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced composites are the main materials used in small commercial marine craft. Each of these materials has its place in the industry and its...