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    December 2019

    Cover COVER: The 2020 Corvette C8 utilizes a new mid-engine design with an aluminum-intensive uni-frame in order to push the performance envelope. Engineers from the company discussed their decision making during the Lightweighting World Expo 2019. Learn more on page 22. (Photo: Chevrolet.) Articles A Simple Measurement System for Optimization of Auto Aluminum Body Sheet […]

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    October 2019

    Cover Astro is a unique quadruped robot dog, which is supported by an aluminum frame. The mechanical pup is being designed with intelligent learning systems that will enable him to provide assistance to humanity. See story on page 49. Articles Key Aerospace Supplier in Southern California Expands with New Machining Capabilities By Andrea Svendsen, Managing […]

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    August 2019

    Cover A vision of Hydro’s Peace Bench as it may appear at the Nobel Peace Center in Norway. (Image: Lars Tornoe.) Articles World Secondary Aluminum Industry Annual Review By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Robotization of the Casthouse Operations at Aluminerie Alouette By Patrice L’Huillier, J.P. Bérubé, and J.P. Castilloux, Aluminerie Alouette Page 18 The […]

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    June 2019

    Cover A mosaic of interlocking extrusions made from beer coolers. Hydro Aluminium displayed this wall of extrusions, designed by the Hydro Profile Academy in the Netherlands, at its booth during ALUMINIUM 2016 in Düsseldorf. (Source: Hydro. Photo: Judith Buethe.) Articles Novelis Becomes Development Partner for Automotive Aluminum By Andrea Svendsen Page 6 Purchase Article Updated […]

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    April 2019

    Cover Giacomo Milani, sales deputy for Turla, is pictured inside the back platen for a new, 50 MN, extrusion press line his company is supplying to Inalsa in Spain. This is one of two complete press lines that Turla is delivering to two Spanish extruders (INALSA and EXTRAL). Both lines will be delivered and started […]

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    February 2019

    Cover Rio Tinto was the first company to receive ASI Certification for its environmental, social, and governance standards in 2018. In addition to its smelters and refineries in Quebec, Canada, the certification included the Gove bauxite mine in Australia (pictured). Articles Table/Primary Aluminum Activities in 2018 By Rudolf P. Pawlek Page 6 Purchase Article Alba […]