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  • Danieli Breda-Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti - extrusion press

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    Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti to Return to the Aluminum Extrusion Market

    Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti S.p.A., an extruder of brass products in Italy, is moving back into the aluminum extrusion market. The company is revamping its existing 60 MN direct extrusion press in order to produce extruded aluminum profiles for the automotive, aircraft, pneumatics, and oil and gas sectors. Founded in 1947, Trafilerie Carlo Gnutti began with the production of semi-finished […]

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    AEC Releases Two New White Papers on Aluminum Extrusions in the Built Environment

    The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released two new white papers as part of its “Aluminum Extrusions in the Built Environment” series. The series is intended to help building and construction professionals better understand the advantages of and details relating to aluminum extrusions used in commercial construction applications. The two new papers are Aluminum Extrusions: Viruses […]

  • An embodied system for quenching an extruded profile with an atomizing spray (Figure 6 in the Tesla patent).

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    Tesla Submits Patent Application for Extruded Aluminum Quenching Process

    Tesla, Inc. submitted a patent application, titled “System and Method for Facilitating Pulsed Spray Quench of Extruded Objects.” The patent application describes a quenching process that aims to increase the strength, rigidity, and energy absorption of 6000 series extruded aluminum components. During the extrusion process, the microstructure of the aluminum can have a significant impact on […]

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    Spectra Orders New 28-MN Aluminum Extrusion Press

    Spectra Aluminum ordered a 28-MN, front-loading direct extrusion press and a high-efficiency gas billet oven for its greenfield operation in Bradford, Ontario, Canada. The facility features hundreds of thousands of square feet of manufacturing space dedicated to aluminum extrusion, fabrication, anodizing, and other capabilities. Using state-of-the-art technologies, the site is designed for versatility, material flow, and quick response. […]

  • New press for Constellium Singen

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    Constellium to Expand Its Aluminum Extrusion Operation in Singen

    Constellium Singen GmbH is expanding with the addition of a new aluminum extrusion production hall at its largest site in Germany. The new plant will enable the company to increase its production capacity for high-quality aluminum profiles in a variety cross-sectional geometries, as well as to more flexibly respond to the growing demand from the automotive […]

  • Arconic-Davenport Rolling Mill

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    Arconic Becomes Standalone Producer of Aluminum Sheet and Extrusions

    Arconic Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has began operating as a leader in advanced aluminum sheet, plate, extrusion, and architectural products used in ground transportation, aerospace, industrial, packaging, and commercial building markets.  This follows the announcement that Arconic Inc. would separate into two standalone companies — Arconic Corporation and Howmet Aerospace. Arconic Corporation will be led by CEO Tim Myers. “Arconic […]

  • Hydro extruded profile shapes

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    Hydro Expediting Production of Extruded Medical Components in Cressona

    Hydro has increased the manufacture of extruded medical components at its facility in Cressona, Pennsylvania. The components will be used for the manufacture of medical and other necessary equipment within the U.S. Michael Hammer, operations manager at Cressona, stated, “I can confirm we are making and expediting orders to produce aluminum extrusions used to make […]

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    Hydro Partners with Reliefed Technologies to Develop 3D Design Technologies

    Hydro is partnering with Reliefed Technologies to research and develop new 3D solutions in aluminum. The project will focus on providing greater design freedom and more efficient use of resources and energy. “It is vital for Reliefed to team up with strategic partners who have the focus and mindset that refuses to accept status quo,” said […]