aluminium alloy

Norsk Hydro Partners With Dutch Start-Up To Produce Sustainable Luxury Yacht

Norsk Hydro Partners With Dutch Start-Up To Produce Sustainable Luxury Yacht

Thanks to a Dutch start-up company and raw materials from Norsk Hydro ASA, a luxury sailing yacht made almost entirely of circular materials will soon be gracing harbors around the world. The makers of the Vaan R4 catamaran say it is the...

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Constellium’s New Aluminium Alloy Product Line Boasts 15 Percent Better Flatness Than Industry Standards

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. debuted a new aluminium alloy product line late last week that features improved characteristics than previously-available mill finish plate. The new line, christened Alplan Beyond Precision, is Constellium’s answer to industrial requirements for high value-add solutions. The line boasts specialty rolled aluminium plates with advanced mechanical properties, […]

Chrysler Researchers Develop New Aluminium-Copper Alloy For High-Temperature Applications

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. announced this week the development of a new aluminium alloy for use in engine building that tolerates heat levels higher than existing commercially-available alloys. Developed in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and casting supplier Nemak, the alloy was developed to address a need for increased compression ratios which, in a […]

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 […]

Purdue Scientist Develop Aluminium Alloy with Strength Rivaling Stainless Steel

Scientists at Purdue University say they have developed a new aluminium alloy with strength comparable to stainless steel. According to researchers at the university’s School of Materials Engineering, altering the metal’s crystal lattice by introducing distortions known as “stacking faults,” or omitting a layer in the crystal’s atomic structure, can add strength to the metal […]

American Firms Produce Initial Castings of Aluminium-Scandium Alloy

A duo of American alloys firms announced this week the successful production of a handful of aluminium-scandium alloy ingots at a private lab in Massachusetts. Indiana’s IBC Advanced Alloys and NioCorp Developments Ltd. of Nebraska teamed up on the project to produce the aluminium-alloy ingots, which were poured at IBC’s lab in Wilmington, Massachusetts. According […]