scandium aluminium alloys

Rio Tinto Inks Agreement To Provide Amaero With Specialty Aluminium-Scandium Alloy For 3D Printing

Rio Tinto Inks Agreement To Provide Amaero With Specialty Aluminium-Scandium Alloy For 3D Printing

Anglo-Australian metals titan Rio Tinto Group has agreed to provide additive metal manufacturer Amaero with its first batch of specialty aluminium-scandium alloy, which it will source from its operations in Canada. Rio Tinto said on Wednesday that it will supply billets of...

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Rusal Developing New, More Economical Scandium-Aluminium Alloy for Shipbuilding Industry

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal announced yesterday that a revolutionary new scandium-aluminium alloy intended for shipbuilding has broken free of the laboratory and entered the testing phase. According to Rusal’s scientists, the alloy, which is a unique mix of aluminium, scandium, and magnesium, was developed to meet the unique needs of the shipbuilding industry. […]

Gränges Partners with Nevada Firm on Trials of Scandium-Aluminium Alloys

Swedish rolled aluminium firm Gränges AB revealed yesterday the signing of a letter of intent with United States firm Scandium International Mining Corp. to form a partnership to explore the use of scandium-aluminium alloys in heat exchanger applications. According to Scandium International, the firm will contribute samples of scandium-aluminium alloys to Gränges, who will test […]

Are Aluminium-Scandium Alloys the Future?

It is well known that small quantities of scandium, a rare earth metal, added to aluminium alloys significantly improve the tensile strength and physical properties of the finished product. Aluminium –scandium alloys (Al-Sc alloys) were discovered and patented in 1971 in USA and have been used in recent years in sports equipment (such as baseball […]