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EGA Concludes Tech Parntership With Alba On Line 6 Project With Better Than Expected Results

EGA Concludes Tech Parntership With Alba On Line 6 Project With Better Than Expected Results

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the completion of an industrial technology export project with Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) that began three years ago. Alba chose EGA in a competitive international tender to supply technology for its Line 6 Expansion Project,...

Equispheres Partners With McGill University On Aluminium Powder For Binder Jet 3D Printing

Canadian materials science company Equispheres teamed up with Montreal’s McGill University to develop an aluminium alloy powder capable of producing sinterable aluminium parts via binder jet additive manufacturing. Per Equispheres, the limiting factor in producing sinterable aluminium parts with 3D printing was the ever-present layer of aluminium oxide on aluminium powder, which causes rapid oxidation. […]

Nalco Plans Establishment Of Technology Division

India’s state-owned metals firm National Aluminium Company (Nalco) is planning to establish a new technology division in order to better position itself to take advantage of increasing demand from the country’s tech sector. In an interview with a domestic financial media outlet, Nalco’s chairman and managing director Tapan Kumar Chand said his company plans to […]

Aeromet 3D Printing Aluminium Alloy Powder Achieves Record-Breaking Strength Test Results

British foundry specialist Aeromet International revealed earlier this week the latest strength test results for its patented additive manufacturing aluminium alloy A20X, noting that the alloy has now been confirmed as one of the strongest additive manufacturing powders currently commercially available. In the course of research the firm is conducting in conjunction with aircraft engine […]

Singapore Firm Granted Patent For New Aluminium-Copper Alloy Electroplating Process

Singaporean metals firm Nico Steel Holdings said Monday it has obtained a 20-year patent for a new process for electroplating an aluminium alloy with copper. The patent, which was granted by China’s National Intellectual Property Administration, is back-dated to June and covers a proprietary alloy product called NICO-CCU. Nico uses a proprietary alloy, dubbed NICO […]

Indian Government Funds Technology Transfer For Transition To Aluminuim Rail Coaches

India’s government has taken steps to obtain technology for producing all-aluminium railway coaches, phasing out heavier and less efficient conventional rolling stock. Commenting to India’s Lok Sabha last week, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that, from the current fiscal year forward, Indian Railways would produce exclusively Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) aluminium-body coaches. “Action has also […]