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Constellium HSA6 high-strength aluminium alloys introduced for automotive components /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Constellium N.V. has introduced a new generation of high-strength 6000-series alloys, Constellium HSA6TM, to help automakers meet growing demand for lighter weight vehicles. Constellium HSA6TM is in production for several 2017 and 2018 model year vehicles, including the MINI Coun ...

Constellium Press Release
Petersburg University develops technology to make porous aluminium alloys /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) has developed a technology that can produce porous aluminium alloy that can float.  In this process, foaming gas is added into liquid aluminium during re-melting process. According to the SPbPU's update the porous ...

Afrox offers oxyfuel solutions for low-energy aluminium processing /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Afrox is upgrading its technologies to increase productivity and limit emissions in the aluminium processing. Afrox is providing technical competence and process knowledge to melting, dross handling, refining, and extrusion and annealing applications through its parent company Th ...

ORNL team combines 3D printing and casting to make stronger aluminium/steel composite parts /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

3D printing has revolutionised the metal manufacturing sector including aluminium. Recently, material scientists from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Rice University in Houston, Texas have developed a new process for creating “damage-tolerant components” ...

HUAFON kicks off production expansion with Achenbach technology /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The HUAFON ALUMINIUM COOPERATION based in Chongqing and part of the HUAFON group took the strategic decision to expand its production due to its success in the production of a wide range of flat rolled products particularly for household and building technology and for the automo ...

Achenbach Press Release
Magaldi designs latest cooling technology for aluminium casting /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Magaldi, based in Salerno, Italy, which engages in designing and manufacture of market reliable, high quality and environmentally sustainable industrial solutions worldwide, has designed an air-cooling system optimized for aluminium casting, a news report from the company sa ...

Russian researchers create nano powders for making high strength aluminium alloy /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

According to a report of Russian News Agency TASS, Russian researchers have created a new nano powders that can be added to aluminium alloy. Nano powders when added with aluminium alloy offers high strength and enhanced qualities to the alloy and makes them more flexible.   ...

Laminazione realizes future concepts with Achenbach OPTIFOIL technology /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Laminazione Sottile, a major producer of aluminum, located in Caserta, Italy, has just placed an order for a new OPTIFOIL® HeavySlit foil slitting machine, type HGS 18/08 with Achenbach Buschhütten.   The objective of this investment is to expand production in t ...

Achenbach Press Release
StrikoWestofen's dosing furnace Westomat Plus+ wins Good Design Award /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

The dosing furnace “Westomat Plus+” designed by StrikoWestofen of Gummersbach, Germany, recently won the renowned “Good Design Award” of the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design – putting it in line with lifestyle products such as Appl ...

StrikoWestofen Group Press Release
Wisconsin Oven's aluminium age-hardening oven ensures improved temperature uniformity /Images/icons/OpenNewWindowIcon.gif

Leading industrial oven and heating equipment manufacturer Wisconsin Oven Corporation successfully shipped a natural-gas fired walk-in oven for aluminium age hardening earlier this month to an undisclosed buyer. The oven meant for aluminium age hardening has a maximum temperature ...