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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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 world’s most sustainable luxury yacht, making it a radical departure from the norm […]

Researchers Develop New Aluminium Alloy Using Microscopic Diamonds

A team of Russian and British scientists announced the development of a process to add nanoscale diamonds to molten aluminium, making a new aluminium alloy tailored to maritime transportation applications. Researchers from Brunel University in London and Tomsk State University in south-central Siberia say the process is the first of its kind, as no efforts […]

Nalco Debuts New Strontium Aluminium Alloy

India’s state-owned aluminium smelter National Aluminium Company (NALCO) announced earlier this week a new line of products for its customers – CH-91 grade strontium modified aluminium billets. According to the firm, the new product, which is part of its push to diversify its product line-up, offers manufacturers an alloy with higher productivity and billet output, […]

Daiki Plans US$30 Million Aluminium Alloy Plant In SE India

A Japanese firm announced plans earlier this week to invest US$30 million on the construction of a 84 thousand MTPA aluminium alloy plant in Southeast India. Daiki Aluminium Industry of Japan says construction of the plant will begin in Andhra Pradesh in February. Meanwhile, the firm will continue to seek the appropriate licensing from state […]

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, […]