6xxx aluminium alloy

Novelis Debuts New 25 Percent Stronger Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Novelis Debuts New 25 Percent Stronger Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the launch of a new aluminium alloy designed specifically for automotive body sheet. The new alloy, christened Advanz 6HS-s650, is a 6xxx-series aluminium alloy that Novelis says surpasses the automotive industry’s standards...

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Braidy Selects Kiewit As EPC For Greenfield Aluminium Mill Project

Eastern Kentucky aluminium firm Braidy Industries Inc. announced last week the selection of Kiewit as the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) for the Braidy Atlas project. In addition, SMS Group was named equipment provider, and EBNER Industrieofenbau GmbH Construction will provide furnaces for the greenfield aluminium mill in Ashland, Kentucky. Per the firm, the selection […]

Alba Commissions State-of-the-Art Batch Homogenizer in Casthouse 3

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) announced last week the commissioning of a high-tech batch homogenizer for use in production of specialized billet at its Casthouse 3. The homogenizer, which was provided by SMS group’s Hertwich Engineering as part of the Alba Casthouse 3 Batch Homogenizing Extension Project, will be used for heat treatment of 6xxx, 1xxx […]

Groundbreaking At Braidy’s Ashland Plant to Occur This Spring

Eastern Kentucky aluminium firm Braidy Industries Inc. updated residents of the Kentucky town in which it is building a new aluminium rolling mill that the firm expects the first shovel of dirt to be turned on the project in the coming spring. While addressing the Ashland Breakfast Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, senior vice president of […]

Novelis Brings Innovative Automotive Aluminium Alloy to North America

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday that it has made available Advanz 6HF – e/s200 aluminium alloy to North American clients. The alloy, which is intended for use in automotive applications, was originally (and successfully) introduced in Europe. According to Novelis, the 6xxx-series aluminium alloy is best suited to body sides, […]