Innovation

UCLA Scientists Develop Welding Method For 7075 Aluminium Alloy

UCLA Scientists Develop Welding Method For 7075 Aluminium Alloy

Researchers at a Southern California university announced earlier this week a breakthrough in welding technology that makes binding a popular aluminium alloy possible. A team from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering says their new method for welding 7075 has overcome the...

Events

Indian Professor Develops New Process For Small-Scale Production Of Aluminium Ingot Using Recycled Scrap

A researcher in India has developed a method for recycling scrap aluminium that allows small plants to produce graded-quality aluminium ingots with enhanced metallurgical and mechanical properties. Though details are sparse, the method, which was developed in a project entitled “Technology System Development of recycling of aluminum alloys for Industrial Applications” and headed up by […]

Australian Red Mud Management Technology Receives Major Funding Boost

A project to convert red mud waste created by refining alumina by the University of Queensland Sustainable Minerals Institute received significant financial backing earlier this week, as the project announce the accumulation of almost A$500,000 to pursue its research. Though details of the research are scarce, the project, headed up by Dr. Tuan Nguyen, is […]

EGA Receives International Award For Innovation

United Arab Emirates aluminium producer Emirates Global Aluminium was awarded for its commitment to innovation by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) last week. EGA was given the 2018 ASQ MEA Innovation Award for the Government Sector during ASQ’s 4th Regional Quality Conference, which was held last week in Dubai. ASQ highlighted EGA’s commitment to […]

Novelis To Establish Global Network Of Automotive Aluminium Innovation Centers

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced plans to establish a worldwide network of Customer Solution Centers (CSCs) in an effort at fostering greater cooperation between and among itself and automakers in ushering in the next generation of vehicle design. Per the firm’s press release, the CSCs will house researchers, designers, and […]

After Eight-Year Journey, Altech Awarded Patent For Kaolin To High-Purity Alumina Process

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. said yesterday that it has received a long-awaited patent for its unique process for producing high-purity alumina (HPA) from kaolin. Per Altech, the patent, which is for “A Method for the Preparation of Alumina,” covers the company’s innovative method for refining aluminous clay into HPA by using hydrochloric acid, crystallizing […]