aerospace aluminium alloys

Chinese Researchers Develop Aerospace Aluminium Alloy That Could Lighten C919 By 15 Percent

Chinese Researchers Develop Aerospace Aluminium Alloy That Could Lighten C919 By 15 Percent

Chinese passenger jets may soon be 15 percent lighter thanks to a breakthrough achieved by Chinese researchers in the arena of aluminium alloys. Per domestic media, Shanghai’s JuneYao Group has developed a nano-ceramic aluminium alloy that, while lighter than standard aerospace alloys,...


Constellium Lands Rolled Aluminium Supply Deal With Boeing

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced the execution of a new deal with The Boeing Company yesterday that will have it providing the aerospace firm the aluminium alloys necessary for constructing its commercial aircraft. The agreement is the latest of many between the two firms. Though details of the accord were scarce, […]

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 […]

Arconic’s Q2 Results Positive In All Segments, Besting Estimates

Pittsburgh value-added aluminium firm Arconic Inc. reported results for the second quarter yesterday. The firm’s results beat estimates across all three segments in the quarter. In the second quarter, Arconic reported a revenue of US$3.6 billion, a 10-percent improvement over last year’s second quarter. Net income fell to US$120 million, down from last year’s second-quarter […]

Arconic Lands Long-Term Aluminium Sheet Supply Contract With Boeing

Value-added aluminium firm Arconic announced Monday a new, long-term contract with The Boeing Company to supply the aerospace firm with aluminium sheet and plate for the entirety of its offerings from Boeing Commercial Airplanes. This latest contract is the biggest to date, and it builds upon a deal signed by Arconic’s predecessor-in-interest with Boeing four […]

Purdue Researchers Develop New High-Strength Aluminium Alloy

Researchers at Indiana’s Purdue University say they have developed a new high-strength aluminium alloy coating for use in the aerospace and automotive industries. The research team, headed up by by professor Xinghang Zhang of the university’s School of Materials Engineering, says the work is an extension of a breakthrough announced earlier this year regarding the […]