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February - 2003
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Primary Aluminum Smelters of the World Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
KRAZ in Eastern Siberia Page 36
   By Anna Henry
Construction of Mozal II Page 38
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Alba Continues to Grow with Fifth Potline Page 44
   By Anna Henry
Phase I: Sunndal Smelter Page 46
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Largest Diameter Hard Alloy Billet DC Cast at Vista Metals Page 47
Gainesville Thriving in Challenging Marketplace Page 50
Second Sinomag Magnesium Seminar Page 53
   By Robert E. (Bob) Brown
VIII Int’l Conference & Exhibition: Aluminium of Siberia 2002 Page 56
   By Michael Kogan
18th Annual Int’l Titanium Association Conference & Exhibition Page 60
   By F.H. (Sam) Froes
23rd Design and Fabrication Seminar—Automotive Al Page 64
   By Richard L. Klimisch and Joseph C. Benedyk
Directory of Aluminum Smelting Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 68
April - 2003
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Concurrent Extrusion and Bending of Aluminum Profiles Page 8
   By Buntoro and K. Müller
Downstream Extrusion Process Control: Quenching, Cooling, Aging Page 14
   By A.J. “Bill” Bryant and Roger A.P. Fielding
Thermal Alignment Page 28
   By Dario Buggio
Deposition of Hard Films on Hot-Working Steel Dies for Al Extrusion Page 32
   By K. Müller
Temper Registration Records Page 40
   By P. Shafiee, P. Pollak, and M. Skillingberg
Superextruders: Improving Container Life Through Temperature Control Page 44
   By Paul Robbins
AEC Conducts International Tour in Italy Page 48
   By Greg Rajsky
50 Years of Extrusion Die Service Page 50
Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition Page 54
Directory of Aluminum Extrusion Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 57
June - 2003
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“M-Cell” Modernization Improves US Magnesium Process and Environmental Performance Page 6
   By Robert “Bob” Brown
The Effect of Process Conditions in Sulphuric Acid Anodizing on Appearance and Performance of the Anodic Coating Page 14
   By Ted Short
Extrusion Technology for Aluminum Cylinder Liners Using a Rapidly Solidified Powder Alloy Page 22
   By Shigeru Okaniwa and Jun Kusui
Review of Automotive Lightweighting in Europe (Part II) Page 28
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Custom Alloy Shines Page 30
   By Anna Henry
Impol’s New Rolling Line Realizes Economic and Environmental Goals Page 36
Aluminum Anodizers Delegation to Italy Page 38
   By Greg Rajsky
Directory of Aluminum Anodizing Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 41
August - 2003
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Secondary Al Industry Annual Review/Table Page 8
   By Rudolf P. Pawlek
Review of Fluxing Fundamentals Page 22
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Final EPA Revision to Secondary Aluminum Air Toxics Rules Page 32
   By Robert P. Strieter
Hydro Aluminum’s Commerce Plant in Prime Position to Supply Extruders Page 34
   By Anna Henry
Weight Reduction Through Thixocasting Associated With Shot Peening-Part I Page 38
   By G. Grillon, A. Leclere, and M. Garat
Aluminco Adds Extrusion to Its Profile Page 46
Intersecting Art and Anodizing Page 50
“Potroom Operations” Straight from the Smelter Page 52
   By Alton Tabereaux
TMS 2003 Exhibition Showcase Page 60
   By Anna Henry and A.I. “Ed” Nussbaum
Directory of Secondary Aluminum Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 69
October - 2003
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Mideast Aluminum...ISO/TS 16949 Auto Certification Page 6
Thermal Expansion of Different Steel Tool and Aluminum Sheet Materials Used in Hot Forming Processes Page 10
   By David Hanna
RUSAL’s Primary Aluminum Growth Strategy Page 12
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Weight Reduction Through Thixocasting Associated With Shot Peening-Part II Page 18
   By G. Grillon, A. Leclere, and M. Garat
VAMI Page 24
   By Michael Kogan
Vertical Direct Chill Casting of Magnesium Alloys—Expecially for Extrusion Billet Page 28
   By Pravdic, Kaufmann, Wšgerer, Traxler, and Hubbauer
Self-Pierce Riveting Technology: A Joining Solution for Light Metals Page 32
   By Michael L. LaPensee
High-Speed Surface Transportation Systems Page 36
Fourth International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding Page 38
   By F. H. (Sam) Froes
December - 2003
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Rolling Mill Automation: Taking Advantage of Explicit (Open) Software Architecture Page 6
   By George Fodor, ABB Automation Technology
Hot Metal Gas Forming of Aluminum for Manufacturing Vehicle Structural Components Page 16
   By Joseph C. Benedyk
Norandal Six High Mill Upgrade Page 20
   By Graham Conway, Tino Domanti, and Terry Gerber, IAS
Timing Calculations for Double Puller Systems in Aluminum Extrusion Page 26
   By Roy Hollis
Laser Peening and Laser Peenforming Page 30
   By Lloyd Hackel, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Industry Interview Page 32
Directory of Flat Rolled Aluminum Equipment Mfgrs. and Suppliers Page 39