aluminium alloy

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

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...

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Russian Researchers Develop Nano Powders for Improving Aluminium Alloys

Researchers from the Russian Federation are working to develop nano powders to be added to aluminium alloys that will enhance certain beneficial qualities of those alloys. Russian News Agency TASS reports the development taking place at the laboratories of the Siberian Federal University (SFU) in Krasnoyarsk. “This is our unique development of researchers from the […]

American Firm Develops New Aluminium Alloy for Commercial Vehicle Wheels

Indiana commercial vehicle component maker Accuride Corporation debuted a new, proprietary aluminium alloy developed for use in the production of aluminium wheels for commercial vehicle applications. Dubbed Quantum 99, the firm says the alloy is one-fifth stronger than previous alloys, allowing for the reduction in weight of its standard aluminium wheels by eleven percent. Accuride […]

Florida Firm Develops Proprietary Process for Printing F357 Aluminium Alloy

Florida metal additive manufacturing firm Sintavia, LLC announced the development of a method for producing additively-manufactured parts using aluminium/silicon alloys, including F357 aluminium alloy. According to the company’s press release, the process was developed specifically for the aerospace and automotive industry. Such parts are desirable because of their low density, good processability, and heat conductivity. […]

MIT Researchers Develop Method for More Uniformly Structured Aluminium Casts

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say they have developed a method of casting aluminium in a more uniform manner. Such an improvement would lead to significant gains in the casting’s strength and reliability. In order to produce industrial aluminium slabs, small amounts of manganese and copper are mixed in with the molten […]