automotive aluminium

Constellium’s Singen Aluminium Casting And Rolling Plant Achieves ASI Chain of Custody Certification

Constellium’s Singen Aluminium Casting And Rolling Plant Achieves ASI Chain of Custody Certification

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) and Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. announced yesterday the certification of the latter’s casting and rolling plant in Singen, Germany to the former’s Chain of Custody standard. As one of Constellium’s largest sites, the...

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Yakazi Develops Stronger, More Conductive Aluminium Wire Using Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers in California say they have developed an alternative for copper wire in automotive applications that is cheaper and lighter than existing solutions – namely, aluminium wire rods strengthened by carbon nanotubes. According to scientists at vehicle wire harness manufacturer Yazaki’s research and development subsidiary YTC America, enhancing aluminium wire with carbon nanotubes helps to […]

Novelis Debuts New 25 Percent Stronger Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. announced yesterday the launch of a new aluminium alloy designed specifically for automotive body sheet. The new alloy, christened Advanz 6HS-s650, is a 6xxx-series aluminium alloy that Novelis says surpasses the automotive industry’s standards for strength, lightweighting, formability, performance, and structural integrity. With a reported in-service strength […]

Gränges Shanghai Automotive Aluminium Production Plant Gains ASI Certification

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB’s Shanghai production facility is the latest plant to achieve certification against the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s Performance Standard. The plant’s production includes aluminium strips and plates used in automotive manufacturing applications. ASI notes the certification’s symbol as an ongoing commitment to environmental, social, and governance responsibility. Gränges’s Shanghai plant boasts […]

Gränges And Aurora Labs Ltd Ink Agreement To Discuss Enhanced Cooperation In 3D Aluminium Manufacturing

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB and Australian metal 3D printing developer Aurora Labs Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week that contemplates increased commercial and research ties between the two firms. Operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary A3D Operations Pty Ltd., Aurora and Gränges agreed to a framework for possible future transactions between the […]

Gestamp Opens Second Aluminium Automotive Components Plant In Slovakia

Spanish metal automotive components maker Gestamp Automoción opened a new production plant in Nitra, Slovakia last week that is dedicated to the production of aluminium automotive parts. The new €130-million plant will produce aluminium parts primarily for Jaguar Land Rover, which recently began producing units of its Land Rover marque in Slovakia. Gestamp says its […]