aluminium alloy

Florida Firm Develops Proprietary Process for Printing F357 Aluminium Alloy

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...

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Rusal Produces First Batch of Scandium Oxide

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced yesterday that it had for the first time produced scandium oxide at a concentration exceeding 99%. According to the firm, the achievement occurred at its smelter in the Ural mountains known as UAZ. Rusal previously installed and launched a pilot unit that was designed to process scandium concentrate into […]

Fracsa Alloys to Double Capacity by Early 2017

Mexico’s Fracsa Alloys Queretaro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. announced recently that it plans to double production by early 2017. Company president Franciso Ruiz told S&P Global Platts of the planned increase during a tour of the firm’s plant in Queretaro, which is in central Mexico, 132 miles northwest of Mexico City. Ruiz indicated that the plant […]

Pitt Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Study Formation of Aluminium Alloy Microstructures

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh are the recipients of a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the formation of microstructures in aluminium alloys as they solidify through a unique transmission electron microscope developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The university’s proposal, entitled “In-situ transmission electron microscopy of microstructure formation during laser […]

Argentina Opens Anti-Dumping Probe Over Chinese Aluminium Alloy Wheel Imports

The government of Argentina has begun an investigation to determine whether sanctions are in order against the People’s Republic of China for dumping aluminium alloy wheels on the Argentine market. News of the probe came from an announcement on the Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau of China’s Ministry of Commerce late on Wednesday, according to […]

Rusal Announces Partnership with Chinese Firm to Produce Aluminium-Alloy Cable

Russian aluminium giant UC Rusal announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with Chinese aluminium alloy cable firm Hebei Joy Sense Cable Co. (HJSC) to form a joint venture to produce aluminium cable for electrical applications. According to Rusal, the joint venture will be named JSC RUSAL-HEBEI JOY SENSE CABLE Special Aluminium Products […]