News - 26 Sep 2011
Russian semi-trailers and tank manufacturers, Alcoa and Becema have introduced aluminium trailers that weigh less.
For this purpose, the companies used Alcoa’s latest aluminium sheet...
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 - 9 Apr 2015
This article looks at the use of a sub-micron-inch resolution lathe for cutting tests.
News - 14 Aug 2008
A cheap and simple structure made of aluminium can mean the difference between life and death the day the bombs go off. War is never safe. Nevertheless, it’s possible to protect soldiers from at...
News - 17 Apr 2018
An innovative process that welds thick plates of aluminum to steel has been developed and successfully tested by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Known as Friction Stir...
The latest sectioning machine to enter the LECO lineup is the efficient benchtop SX100M. It is a perfect solution for various sectioning applications, including bar stock, castings, fasteners,...
News - 10 Apr 2008
Hydro's aluminium customer ProTechT Solutions was among the winners of this years'Alufoil Trophy, presented by The European Aluminium Foil Association.
Showing off aluminium...
News - 15 Jun 2010
Accuride Corporation (OTCBB: ACUZ) today announced that Polar Tank Trailer, LLC, recently named Accuride its preferred supplier for forged aluminum wheels.
“For many years, Accuride has...
News - 10 Jan 2005
General Motors Corp. and Sandia National Laboratories have launched a partnership to design and test an advanced method for storing hydrogen based on metal hydrides.
Metal hydrides - formed when...
News - 14 Sep 2012
Pre-bake aluminium smelters coat anode stubs (or “pins”) with a thin layer of graphite before sealing them into the carbon anode with molten cast iron.
This graphite film...