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Alcoa’s Davenport Plant Receives Massive New Plate Stretcher

Alcoa’s Davenport Plant Receives Massive New Plate Stretcher

Alcoa Davenport Works are the proud new owners of a massive new machine that it says will improve the plant’s aluminium production. “These two big parts today are actually coming from South Korea so they came across the Pacific, went through the...

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Aluminium Legos Travel 1.7 Billion Miles to Jupiter

Legos have been everywhere on Earth in the sixty-seven years since Denmark’s Ole Kirk Christiansen invented them in 1949, as anyone who has ever stepped on one while barefoot can certainly attest. However, in two years a set of aluminium Legos will travel a total distance of 1.74 billion miles to orbit the largest planet […]

Airbus Subsidiary Designs World’s First 3D-Printed Aluminium Motorcycle

European multinational aerospace and defense corporation Airbus Group SE’s subsidiary APWorks GmbH has developed the world’s first 3D-printed all-aluminium bodied motorcycle. Named the Light Rider, APWorks’ creation weighs 35 kg (77 lbs) in total, and is built on a 6 kg (13 lb) frame. It has a 6 kW (8 hp) electric motor that can […]

GE to Partner with Indian Institute to Develop Experimental Digital Aluminium Smelter

American multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) announced on Tuesday that it will be establishing an Industrial Internet Centre of Excellence (CoE) at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, a public engineering and research institute located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The CoE will be tasked with developing power intensive applications, focusing initially on rolling out a […]