aluminium alloy

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

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...

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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 […]

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 […]