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February - 2001
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Primary Aluminum Smelters of the World
Primary Aluminum Industry at the Turn of the Year 2000/2001
Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Hulett Aluminium’s Flexible Recycling Remelt Center Page 30
   By Richard Evans, Stein Atkinson Stordy Ltd
Report on Inert Anode Technology for Primary Aluminum Page 36
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Mozal-From Planning to Startup Page 38
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Aluminum’s Power Struggle in the Western U.S. Page 52
   By Anna Henry
The Relationship Between Processing and Properties of New Rheocast AZ91 and AZ71 Magnesium Parts Page 56
   By H. Kaufmann, R. Potzinger, and P.J. Uggowitzer
Recycling of Composite Aluminum Materials Page 62
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Hydro Opens Henderson Plant Page 70
   By Anna Henry
21st Annual Automotive Aluminum Design & Fabrication Seminar Page 72
   By Richard L. Klimisch, and Joseph C. Benedyk
16th Int’l Titanium Association Conference and Exhibition Page 82
   By F.H. “Sam” Froes
Ormet SSM 2000-World User’s Conference Page 88
   By Olivier Gabis, Ormet Primary Aluminum Corporation
Sinomag Die Casting Magnesium Seminar Page 92
   By Robert E. “Bob” Brown
Directory of Aluminum Smelting Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 98
The TMS Fourth Int’l Symposium on Recycling of Metals and Engineered Materials Page 118
   By George Binczewski
Near Net Ingot Casting Technology Page 124
   By Anna Henry
April - 2001
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Interpretation of The American National Standards Institute Temper Designations for Extruded Aluminum Alloys Page 6
   By A.J. “Bill” Bryant
Latest Developments in Retrofitting Extrusion Presses Page 16
   By James M. Pope, Extrusion Technology Associates
How Does Your Stacker Stack Up? Page 24
   By Roy Hollis
Indalex-North American Extrusion Leaders Page 33
Review and Analysis of Emerging Extrusion Processes Part I Page 40
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Aluminum at Sea Page 48
   By A.J. “Bill” Bryant and Roger A.P. Fielding
Advanced Manufacturing of Curved Profiles by Hydroforming Page 66
   By A. Klaus, S. Chatti, and M. Kleiner
Recent Trends and Future Application of Aluminum Alloys to Automobiles Page 70
   By Masahito Katsukura, Nissan Motor Company
Light Metal Advances in the Automotive Industry, Part I: Magnesium Page 74
   By Edward J. Vinarcik
Architectural Light Metals Page 78
Directory of Aluminum Extrusion Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 79
Learning the Extrusion Process Part I: Basic Methodology of Die Design Page 96
   By Cliff Lotzenhiser
The First Magnesium Extruder in Israel Page 106
   By Michaly D. Segal, SHL-Alubin Group
June - 2001
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High-Quality Automotive Wheels Made from a Direct Electrolytic Al-Si Alloy Page 6
   By Ruyao Wang and Weihua Lu, Donghua University
How Sealing Can Enhance the Coating Performance of Anodized Aluminum Page 12
   By Ling Hao, METALAST International, Inc
Hummer H2: The 500 Pound Aluminum Challenge Page 19
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Light Metal Advances in the Automotive Industry Part II: Aluminum Page 22
   By Edward J. Vinarcik
Learning the Extrusion Process Part II: Troubleshooting and Fine Tuning Page 28
   By Cliff Lotzenhiser
2001 TMS Exhibition in New Orleans Page 34
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
TMS 2001 Annual Meeting and Exhibition Photo Spread Page 44
TMS 2001: Aluminum Joining Technology for Transportation and Structural Applications Page 48
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications Page 54
   By Robert E. “Bob” Brown
12th Annual Magnesium in Automotive Seminar Page 62
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
August - 2001
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Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
The Quest for Optimal Extrusion Billet Heating Page 24
   By Roger A.P. Fielding and A.J. Bryant
Hydro Henderson: Breaking Ground in Recycling Page 38
   By A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
World Primary and Secondary Magnesium Review Page 50
   By R.P. Pawlek and R. “Bob” Brown
Learning the Extrusion Process Part III Page 58
   By Cliff Lotzenhiser
Aluminum Recycling in Germany: Status and Potential Page 66
   By G. Rombach and B. Friedrich
Mercury Castings: NA’s Only Pressurized Lost Foam Foundry Page 76
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Australian Cast Shop Technology Update Page 84
   By John Grandfield
TMS 2001: Cast Shop Technology Page 86
   By S. Charles Servé
TMS 2001: Aluminum Electrolysis Sessions Page 94
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
58th Annual World Magnesium Conference Page 103
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Directory of Secondary Aluminum Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 107
October - 2001
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Review and Analysis of Emerging Extrusion Processes Part II: The Evolving Role of Friction in Hot Extrusion Page 6
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Evaluating Melting Furnace Combustion Systems Page 16
   By Hugh Barnard
Recent Technological Trends in Aluminum Alloy Trains: Japan’s Next Generation Train System—the Hitachi A-Train Page 18
   By Seijiro Totori, Hitachi
The Friction Stir Welding Process Page 28
   By R. Fenn and W.M. Thomas, The Welding Institute
Improving the Corrosion Resistance of Low Cement Aluminum Silicate Refractory Castable in Contact with Molten Aluminum Page 34
   By A.P.F. Albers and J.B. Baldo, The Federal University of San Carlos, Materials Engineering Departm
How to Avoid Overheating Extrusion Dies in Single Cell Ovens Page 42
   By Paul Robbins, Castool
Best Practice: Tools of the Trade for Primary Aluminum Smelters Page 50
   By Rod Zabreznik, RDZ Services, and David Moison, Metal Strategies Int’l LLC
December - 2001
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Hannibal Transforms in a Tough Market Page 6
   By Anna Henry
Sawing Semifabricated Aluminum Page 12
   By Roger Fielding
Thin Strip Casting for Aluminum Sheet Applications Developed by Pechiney at Neuf-Brisach Page 28
   By Joseph Benedyk
Demand for Beverages, Trends in Beverage Packaging and Development of Aluminum Bottles Page 32
   By Isao Nakada, Nalk Corporation
Benefits of Using Pretreated, Pre-Aged Aluminum 6xxx Sheet Materials for Closure Applications Page 34
   By Chris Lahaye, Jan Bottema, Corus RD&T, and Peter De Smet, Stephan Heyvaert, Corus Aluminium
Alcoa Spanish Fork, Utah—Industry Showcase 2001 Page 42
   By Elwin Rooy
Directory of Flat Rolled Aluminum Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 48