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Novelis’ New Aluminium Alloy Up To 40 Percent Lighter Than High-Strength Steel

Novelis’ New Aluminium Alloy Up To 40 Percent Lighter Than High-Strength Steel

Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis debuted a new automotive aluminium alloy this week that it says is the strongest one it has developed so far. Novelis’ new alloy, the Advanz 7UHS-s701, is formulated for use in safety-critical structural components for passenger vehicles....

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Rusal America Debuts New Aluminium Alloy Powders For 3D Printing

Rusal America announced yesterday the debut of its new portfolio of aluminium powders designed specifically for additive manufacturing. The new aluminium powders are a set of four alloys of aluminium and silicon and five specialty alloys crafted for use in the aerospace and automotive sectors. All of the offerings are 100 percent metal and pre-alloyed. […]

Norsk Hydro Partners With Arksen On New Sustainable Exploration And Research Vessel Project

Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced earlier this week a partnership with British marine adventure company Arksen to produce new sustainable vessel designs featuring low-carbon aluminium. Arksen’s partnership with Hydro will give the firm access to marine-grade rolled and extruded aluminium as well as the expertise needed to produce affordable, economical solutions for maritime […]

EGA Employee Suggestion Box Saves Firm AED60 Million So Far In 2020

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) said last week that its employee-led continuous improvement initiative has led to AED60 million (US$16.3 million) in savings for the firm for the year to date. The program, which is know as “Tamayaz,” was launched four years ago and has yielded several important safety and efficiency improvements at the plant. […]