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Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Rusal Employs Quality Control Neural Network At Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

Russian Federation aluminium titan UC Rusal announced this week the implementation of a new neural network at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter that will monitor the quality of the plant’s aluminium ingot. Rusal’s new neural network utilizes a video monitoring system to check the...

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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. […]

Rusal Inks Agreement with SMS Group to Develop Continuous Aluminium Casting Equipment

Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U.C. Rusal announced yesterday the execution of a cooperation agreement with German engineering titan SMS Group GmbH that will have the two industry leaders collaborating on continuous casting equipment. Utilizing Rusal’s proprietary continuous casting, rolling, and extrusion technology, the agreement proposes to have the duo work in concert to construct such […]

Rusal Mulling Industrial-Scale Production of Scandium Oxide from Red Mud

With the results of a successful pilot program in hand, Russian Federation aluminium behemoth U. C. Rusal revealed yesterday that plans are in the works to build a scandium oxide (Sc2O3) production unit at Urals Aluminium Smelter (UAZ). Rusal says the results from a series of test programs over the past several years proving up […]

Rusal Announces Plans for Large-Scale, Affordable Production of Aluminium Fire Retardant

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal revealed plans late last week for a ₽250 million (US$4.4 million) pilot project at its Achinsk Alumina Refinery to produce fine precipitated aluminium hydroxide (FPAH) more affordably than ever before. Rusal is planning to build upon testing done last year, when a laboratory-scale plant at the refinery successfully produced […]

Rusal Debuts Cleaner, More Efficient Electrolysis Cell

Russian Federation aluminium major UC Rusal announced the activation of a new 550 kA electrolysis cell at at the company’s Sayanogorsk aluminium smelter in eastern Siberia. The new pot, named RA-550, is part of a US$28 million project to develop more modern and energy-efficient pots for smelting aluminium. Design began two years ago and was […]