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 - 6 Oct 2020
Discover how On-Line Aluminum Production can help with particle size analysis.
Article - 29 Jan 2013
Once confined to the world of Star Trek, transparent aluminum is now very much a reality, and can have significant real-world applications.
Article - 17 May 2005
The major advantages of using aluminium are tied directly to its remarkable properties. This article looks at the properties of aluminium and aluminium alloys as well as production of and applications...
Article - 28 May 2002
A quick look at the process of manufacturing aluminium foil. Starting from aluminium raw materials, mining, processing, rolling and annealing. Also provided are foil thicknesses for a range of common...
Article - 29 Apr 2011
Emisshield is a high emissivity ceramic coatings that can be applied in refarctory applications. This application note descibes how it has been used to stainless steel ladles in aluminium production...
Article - 10 Jul 2003
With potential applications for magnesium increasing steadily due to an attractive set of properties, the demand for magnesium sheet is also increasing. Outlined is a process that has been developed...
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
As the competition with aluminium cans hots up steel can manufacturers have hit back innovations that will make them more competitive. These include weight reductions, materials developments and...
Article - 2 Aug 2016
Lightweight metals are often produced for operations where lightweight and improved performance properties are required.