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Automotive Drives Aluminum Innovation — Our October 2015 issue Now Available

The October 2015 issue of Light Metal Age has launched! The digital edition has been released to subscribers and the print edition will be shipped next week.

On the cover: The multitude of useful, versatile, and attractive aluminum applications/markets present in our every day lives are pictured in this scene of Detroit, MI. From top left, clockwise: planes/aerospace, skyscrapers/buildings and construction, space launch vehicles, bicycles, smart watches, automobiles, cans, cameras, boats/marine, cellular phones, and trains. Aluminum is truly an extraordinary metal! (Artist: Thomas Fielding)

Feature Articles include:

  • Aluminum ABS for Lightweighting: Recycling Critical for Future Growth, by Geoff Scamans, Innoval Technology, and Andrew Hall, Alken
  • Crystal Finishing Broadens Capabilities – Installs Most Productive Vertical Paint Line of its Size in U.S.
  • Defects Affecting Extruded Surface – Orange Peel, by Jerome Fourmann, Rio Tinto, Aluminum Product Group
  • Automotive Lightweighting Promises Great Changes to the Material and Manufacturing Landscape, by Lynn Brown, Consulting Collaborative
  • Rio Tinto Seizing Automotive Opportunity: Petits Lingots Saguenay – New Small Ingot Foundry
  • Expanded FSW Services for North America: HFW Consolidates Capabilities
  • The Case for Aluminum in Body-in-White Design, by Dr. Alex Graf, Constellium
  • Advancing U.S. Leadership in Lightweight Technology: Interview with Lawrence E. Brown, LIFT Technology, by Joseph C. Benedyk,Light Metal Age
  • New Generation of High Strength Aluminum Casting Alloys, by V.Kh. Mann, A.N. Alabin, A.Yu. Krokhin, and A.V. Frolov, UC Rusal, and N.A. Belov, National Research and Technological University “MISIS”
  • 9th Aluminium Two Thousand Congress: Focus on Extrusion Processing, by Joseph C. Benedyk, Light Metal Age
  • Aluminium Two Thousand: Nickel-Free Cold Sealing with High Performance for Anodized Aluminum, by Walter Dalla Barba and Fabio Vincenzi, Italtecno Srl
  • Aluminium Two Thousand: Analyzing the Effect of Automated Die Polishing on Extruded Aluminum Profile Quality, by John Stackhouse, Micro Technica Technologies, and Chandika Wickramatillake, Alumex
  • ICEB 2015 – International Conference on Extrusion and Benchmark, by L. Donati and L. Tomesani, University of Bologna, and A. Selvaggio, M. Haase, and A.E. Tekkaya, TU Dortmund University
  • The Importance of Attending Aluminum Association Casthouse Safety Workshops, by Alex W. Lowery, Wise Chem LLC
  • TMS 2015 Annual Meeting and Exhibition – Exhibitor Photos

Other editorial includes:

  • Technology Spotlight: Improved Method for Removing Sodium and Calcium from Molten Aluminum
  • Book Review: 2014 Aluminum Statistical Review, reviewed by Ryan Olsen, Aluminum Association
  • ET Springs Forth in May 2016, by Craig Werner, ET Seminar Committee Chairman
  • ALUMINUM USA Exhibitors – Equipment Showcase

Light Metal Age will be distributing the October 2015 issue at the ALUMINUM USA trade show in Detroit, MI, on November 11-12. Visit us at booth #1407 to receive your copy. Register using the code ALU46 to get a free pass into the show.

If you would like to receive a copy of the October 2015 issue, as well as future issues of Light Metal Age, subscribe online today!

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