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....
Article - 15 Jan 2003
The applications, markets and demand for magnesium and magnesium alloys are changing. It is increasingly being used in automotive applications with demand increasing. The corresponding supply and...
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 12 Apr 2007
Properties of alumina as supplied by Feldco International are provided herein. Properties of alumina provided include physical, mechanical, thermal and electrical properties.
Article - 4 Apr 2003
Mazda have devloped a new design for automotive bonnets that is aimed at reducing the severity of head injuries sustained by pedestrians in traffic accidents. The design and its advantages are...
Article - 4 May 2001
Magnesium alloys are used in wrought forms such as extruded bars, section and tubes as well as forgings and rolled sheet. Good strength to weight ratios, high temperature stability and corrosion...
Article - 23 Apr 2001
Aluminium is one of the most abundant elements in the earths crust. The extraction, refining and environmental impacts of these processes are considered, as are recycling, and future product and...
Article - 18 Feb 2003
Aluminium is commonly used in construction because of the design flexibility it allows. The ability to produce intricate extruded profiles or flat panels, as well as the available surface finishes...
Article - 6 Jun 2001
Developments in the steel industry are helping stave off challenges from alternative materials such as aluminium and plastics in the automotive industry. Steel still dominates for many reasons which...
Article - 7 Sep 2018
Aluminum (Al) is an abundant element, in up to 8% of the earth’s crust and appears ubiquitously in the supply chain of consumable goods.