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 - 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 - 19 Jun 2015
Aluminum is increasingly gaining significance in construction, car and aircraft manufacturing, as well as in packaging owing to its lightweight. The main ore of aluminum is bauxite, which comprises a...
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 - 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...