Article - 14 Aug 2002
The origin and classification of this relatively new family of refractory materials is outlines. Typical physical properties for a range materials is also supplied.
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 - 18 May 2001
TiB2 is an extremely hard material with an extremely high melting point. These properties lend it to uses as ballistic armour, cathodes in Hall-Heroult cells for aluminium smelting as well as seals...
Article - 19 Apr 2005
Fonderie Saguenay specializes in the production of custom castings in gray and ductle cast iron. They are able to produce castings to suit all of your specific requirements. Examples fo the types of...
Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 3 Oct 2001
Mullite is the mineralogical name for the only chemically stable intermediate phase in the SiO2–Al2O3 system. The mineral rarely occurs in its natural form, and can be found on the Isle of Mull off...
News - 25 Feb 2011
This month marks a milestone in American history that’s known to few but benefits everyone.
Thanks to the birth of the modern aluminum smelting process 125 years ago by Charles Martin Hall,...
News - 23 Dec 2010
SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that it has now received the go-ahead for the implementation of the first phase of Rio Tinto Alcan's AP60 project in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean,...
News - 26 Nov 2010
Ormet Corporation, an independent U.S. producer of aluminum, announced its intention to restart the two idled potlines at its Hannibal, Ohio, smelting facility.
The restart preparations will...
News - 23 Dec 2008
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has agreed with ORKLA ASA (Orkla) to exchange their stakes in a Norwegian smelting partnership and a Swedish extrusion joint venture in order to focus on their...