aluminium alloy

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

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...

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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 […]

British Tech Consortium Garners £9.6 MM to Develop Process for Economical Rapid-Forming of Aluminium Alloys

Brunel University London announced late last week the award of £9.6 million (US$12.9 million) for a project it hosts that is dedicated to continue development of processes for production of high-strength aluminium sheet alloys. According to the announcement, the RACEForm (Rapid Aluminium Cost-Effective Forming) project will use the grant to scale up and validate a […]

Minnesota’s Spectro Alloys Plans US$5.5 MM Investment in Aluminium Recycling Plant

Greater Twin Cities metals firm Spectro Alloys Corporation announced plans earlier this month to invest US$5.5 million to expand and upgrade its aluminium recycling facilities in Rosemount, Minnesota. According to the firm, planned upgrades include an expansion of recycling facilities, safety improvements, and efficiency modifications intended to reduce natural gas and electricity use in the […]

Boeing HorizonX Announces Investment in Aluminium Innovator Gamma Alloys

The Boeing Company announced last week an investment by subsidiary Boeing HorizonX Ventures in Californian aluminium-alloy firm Gamma Alloys. Although no dollar amount was revealed in the announcement, the investment is the first by the Boeing project in advanced materials and machining development and applications. Steve Nordlund, vice president of Boeing HorizonX, explained that the […]