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European Project Develops 3D-Printing Process for Applying Aluminium Stiffeners to Aerospace Fuselage Panels

European Project Develops 3D-Printing Process for Applying Aluminium Stiffeners to Aerospace Fuselage Panels

A consortium of four European organizations has developed a method for producing self-reinforced fuselage panels by applying aluminium wire to said panels via additive manufacturing. Firms Stelia Aerospace and CT Ingénierie, and École Centrale de Nantes, all of France, and Constellium of...

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Constellium Lands Flat-Rolled Aluminium Alloy Supply Contract with Bombardier

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium titan Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that its long-term partnership with Canadian multinational firm Bombardier Inc. has been extended in the form of a multi-year contract to supply the company’s aviation division with a broad mix of flat-rolled aluminium alloy parts. Constellium indicated in the announcement that the parts supplied will […]

Constellium Lands Deal to Supply Aerospace Aluminium to Swiss Aircraft Firm Pilatus

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. announced yesterday that its long-term contract with Swiss aircraft manufacturing firm Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. According to the announcement, the new agreement will see Constellium supply more aerospace plate to Pilatus in order to support the latter’s new executive jet program. Though no financial details were revealed in the announcement, the […]

Constellium Unveils New 6000-Series Automotive Aluminium Alloy

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium N.V. debuted a new high-strength 6000-series aluminium alloy yesterday. The new alloy, christened Constellium HSA6, is aimed at serving the growing market for lightweight aluminium alloys within the automotive manufacturing sector. Constellium HSA6 is designed for extrusion-based Crash Management Systems, body-in-white structural components, and battery enclosures. The alloy is more malleable […]

More Shipments and Better LME Price Boost Constellium’s Q2 Numbers

Amsterdam’s value-added aluminium firm Constellium N.V. released results for the second quarter yesterday. An increase in shipments and improved aluminium prices helped raise the firm’s bottom line in the just-ended quarter. Constellium shipped 383 thousand metric tons of product in the quarter, down one percent from Q1’s total of 387 thousand metric tons. Revenue rose […]

Constellium Sends Ten Millionth Aluminium Component to Ford Motors

Amsterdam aluminium extruder Constellium NV celebrated the delivery of its ten millionth part to Detroit’s Ford Motor Company. According to Constellium, in addition to continuing to supply aluminium structural components for the Ford F-150 light truck, the firm is slated to supply parts to the newly-redesigned Ford Explorer when production begins in a few months. […]