aluminium alloy

Purdue Researchers Develop New High-Strength Aluminium Alloy

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...

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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 […]

Rusal Completes US$7.6-Million Modernization Project at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced yesterday the completion of a US$7.6 million project to modify its Befesa-2 line at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter (IrkAZ) in eastern Siberia. The just-completed modifications were carried out by Rusal’s Engineering and Technology Center in conjunction with Spain’s Befesa Aluminio S.L. and included the addition of a new casting […]

Rusal Commissions US$5.6 Million Facility for New Aluminium Alloy Wire Rods in NW Russia

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the beginning of a project to produce a new variant of aluminium alloy wire rods at its Kandalaksha aluminium smelter (KAZ). Rusal began the US$5.6 million project in March 2016, which included the installation of a series of four state-of-the-art furnaces specially designed for hardening 6101-T4 aluminium […]

British Firms Announce Collaboration to Develop Aerospace Aluminium Alloy for 3D Printing

Two British firms have announced a partnership to collaborate on efforts to utilize a new aluminium alloy in additive manufacturing. Gloucestershire’s Renishaw plc and Worcester’s Aeromet International Limited are working together to develop new processing techniques for the latter firm’s A20X aluminium alloy powder in heat-treatment processes as well. The alloy, which was debuted at […]