News - 21 Oct 2013
Alcoa, the inventor and global leader of forged aluminum wheels, today rolled out the most advanced aluminum wheel alloy in 45 years. The new material opens the door for lighter weight wheels at...
News - 2 Jun 2006
Kobe Steel, Ltd. announces that its U.S. subsidiary, Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, LLC, will boost production of aluminum alloy forgings used in automobile suspension systems this year.
Article - 17 Mar 2014
An alternative technique is offered to both handheld XRF and spark OES for analyzing a broad range of sample types and elements.
News - 29 Mar 2014
Alcoa has rolled out the world’s lightest heavy-duty truck wheel. This latest Alcoa innovation, the Ultra ONE™, will help trucks shed pounds for increased payload and fuel...
Article - 8 Jul 2002
A review of reasons why aluminium forgings are suited to many applications. Strength, lead-time, surface finish, cost and design flexibility are all covered. The article contains a lot of general...
News - 28 May 2020
The new Vanta Element-S handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer delivers fast light element detection at an affordable price, joining a family of cost-effective, entry-level Vanta Element XRF...
Article - 4 Jul 2019
This article discusses how to identify aluminum-lithium alloys using a handheld LIBS analyzer.
News - 28 Feb 2010
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today the development of a new aluminum alloy armor plate solution - C79A. Designed to better protect soldiers in combat environments, C79A will be introduced for military...
Article - 29 Jun 2012
The traditional designation systems for metals and alloys in the United States have been developed by a large group comprising trade associations AA, AISI, CDA, metal producers, professional societies...
Article - 26 Apr 2013
Aluminium / aluminum is a chemical element belonging to the boron group. It can be combined with one of these elements –manganese, copper, silicon, magnesium, and zinc, to create aluminium / aluminum...