Technology

New Aluminium Structure Developed to Improve Quality of LCD’s

New Aluminium Structure Developed to Improve Quality of LCD’s

A team of researchers recently announced an improvement in liquid crystal displays (LCD) that utilizes aluminium in place of conventional materials. The researchers, from Rice University and the University of New Mexico, determined that aluminium nanoparticles could eliminate color fading, a problem...

Events

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 […]

RUSAL Gears Up to Run the World’s Most Powerful Reduction Cell

RUSAL, a leading international aluminium producer, has just completed engineering works and the preparation of a testing site, for what may become the world’s most powerful RA-550 reduction cell. This first cell is expected to be commissioned in the third quarter of 2016. It has been estimated that this new cell will have between 50 […]

Penn Researchers Develop Strong, Ultrathin Material from Aluminium Oxide

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a material made from aluminium oxide (Al2O3) a tiny fraction of the thickness of paper and able to hold its shape even after being crumpled. The Penn scientists and engineers involved with the Bargatin Group make the versatile substance, which is between 25 and 100 nanometers thick, […]