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August 2016


Matalco Inc. started up its third aluminum remelt and billet production facility located in Lordstown, OH. The plant features state-of-the-art technology, including a casting system that can produce 7, 8, 10, and 12 inch billet in lengths up to 300 inches. When it reaches full capacity, the Lordstown facility will be able to produce 350 million lbs annually. See story on page 18.


World Secondary Aluminum Industry Review
By Rudolf Pawlek
Page 6

Matalco Now the Largest Remelter in North America: Lordstown Casthouse to Achieve Billet Production Milestone of 1 Million Pounds Per Day
By Andrea Svendsen
Page 18

Improvements in 6xxx Alloys for Crash Management: Influence of Alloy Design and Quenching
By Andreas Schiffl and Wolfgang Kühlein
Page 24

Defects Affecting Extrusion – Influence of Metallurgical Changes on Extrusion Defects
By Jerome Fourmann
Page 32

Novelis Puts CASH on the Line in Oswego Expansion: Interview with Kevin Shutt, Novelis Oswego
By Joseph C. Benedyk
Page 36

Advanced Sorting to Create New Scrap Flows
By Serge Roy
Page 40

TMS Cast Shop Technology Course – Hamburg
By John Grandfield
Page 46

Pull-Out Strength of Screw Chases in Extrusions
By Tanya Dolby, J. Randolph Kissell, and James LaBelle
Page 48

ET ’16 – Innovations for Tomorrow, Insights for Today
By Joseph C. Benedyk
Page 56

ET ’16 Photo Layout
Page 60

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