Innovation

Hydro Studies Feasibility Of Replacing Steel With Aluminium In Suspension Bridges

Hydro Studies Feasibility Of Replacing Steel With Aluminium In Suspension Bridges

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA released a study late last week that examined the feasibility of replacing steel with aluminium in suspension bridges, noting that such a move would yield several advantages over current technology and techniques. Thomas B. Svendsen, Market...

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Constellium Debuts New High-Performance Aluminium Powder For Additive Manufacturing

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced the latest addition to its line of advance aluminium products in the form of high-performance aluminium powder “Aheadd” for use in additive manufacturing. Per the firm, the bespoke aluminium powders are designed to fit the particular needs of its customers. Constellium envisions users in a wide […]

Rusal Debuts Pilot Program To Produce Aluminium Smelting Pots With Inert Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal said yesterday it has begun testing operations for a pilot program dedicated to producing industrial electrolytic cells with inert anodes. The pilot program’s new anodes are notable due to their improved design and industry-leading low carbon footprint. Rusal says the new design produced by the pilot program will replace […]

Rusal Begins Production Of Aluminium Alloy Cathodic Protection Anodes

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal yesterday announced the commencement of cathodic protection anodes designed for use in the prevention of corrosion on pipelines, shipbuilding, and a myriad of other heavy industries. The move is a bid to increase the firm’s share of value-added products in its business mix. The anodes, which will be produced […]