Technology

Luxury Yachts Increasingly Using Aluminium Hulls

Luxury Yachts Increasingly Using Aluminium Hulls

According to an analysis of the industry, several yacht-making firms are transitioning to aluminium as the material of choice in the over-30-meter (98.4’) segment of the market. Two-hundred forty-five motor yachts in the over-30m segment have been brought to market with aluminium...

Events

Rolls-Royce to Begin Real-World Testing of All-Aluminium Space-Frame Architecture

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited announced today that it has begun testing an all-new aluminium space-frame architecture that will be used on all Rolls-Royce models beginning in the 2018 model year. The initiative, first announced in February of last year, is now in search of new engineering mules to be tested publically all over the globe. […]

Austria’s AMAG Certifies Final Acceptance of New Rolling Mill from Italy’s Danieli

Austria Metall AG (AMAG) certified final acceptance of Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche S.p.A.’s Twin-Coiler Rolling Mill recently, over three years after AMAG selected Danieli to design, manufacture and install a new aluminium hot rolling mill and its auxiliaries. Danieli’s product meets AMAG’s high quality standards and achieves the demanding quality performances the firm required […]

POSCO Announces Contract to Supply Aluminium-Coated Steel to US Manufacturer

Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO) of South Korea announced Sunday that its subsidiary POSCO C&C has signed a contract to supply more than 10,000 tons per year of a highly corrosion-resistant, aluminium-coated steel sheet to AP Emissions Technologies. POSCO C&C has agreed to supply AP Emissions Technologies, the leading aftermarket exhaust and emissions supplier […]

Gulfex Showcases New Solutions at Aluminium Expo

Gulf Extrusions (a/k/a “Gulfex”), an extruded aluminium firm from the United Arab Emirates, is demonstrating its service offerings at the Zak Aluminium Extrusions Expo 2015, one of India’s top aluminium extrusions trade fairs. The company is showcasing Safaa – a new range of specialty powder coating specifically developed for the unique architectural demands, offering a […]

Japanese Scientists Invent Stronger Smartphone Glass Using Alumina

Scientists in Japan have developed a new type of glass for use in smartphones, according to an article published earlier this year in the journal Nature. The new glass, whose chemical formula is 54Al2O3-46Ta2O5, is unique because it represents the first time alumina, an oxide of aluminium and represented by the chemical formula Al2O3, has […]