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    Aluminum Mixed-Material Solution Superior for Lightweighting, According to New CAR Study

    The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR) Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM) released a Roof Lightweighting Study aimed at highlighting the possibilities of mixed-material for mass reduction. A 2011 Honda Accord with a 270 MPa mild steel roof was selected as the baseline for the study, because of its potential for multi-material solutions. The roof […]

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    Aluminum Association Releases New Policy Roadmap for U.S. Aluminum Industry

    The Aluminum Association released a brand-new roadmap — The Aluminum Agenda: A Policy Roadmap for a Competitive U.S. Aluminum Industry — which lays out principles and policy goals for a sustainable U.S. aluminum sector in the 21st century. “The aluminum industry is a real bright spot for U.S. manufacturing,” said Michelle O’Neill, senior vice president, global […]

  • Aluminium-Powder

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    Aluminum Association Introduces First-Ever Material Designation System for 3D Printing

    The Aluminum Association will release its first new material registration record in nearly 20 years. The new “purple sheets” will provide clear chemical designations for aluminum powder used in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing. The purple sheets are the newest addition to the Association’s long-running “rainbow sheet” series, which provides alloy designations and […]

  • AEC Buyers' Guide

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    AEC Releases Its 2019 Extruders Buyer’s Guide

    The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released its 2019 Buyers’ Guide, providing a complete directory of the latest contact and capabilities information for AEC members. This is an invaluable resource that enables product designers, specifiers, engineers and  manufacturers to find the right aluminum extruder for their project. The Buyers’ Guide provides essential information on Extruder Members regarding the […]

  • European Aluminium - Connecting the Sustainability Roadmap 2025 and the SDGs

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    European Aluminium Releases Report on UN Sustainable Development Goals

    European Aluminium published a new report, Connecting the Sustainability Roadmap 2025 and the SDGs. The European aluminum industry together with key stakeholders presented its Sustainability Roadmap Towards 2025 in 2015. The scope of the roadmap is broad, encompassing alumina and primary production through to semi-fabrication, end-use products, and recycling. It’s an ambitious program with (both concrete and voluntary) targets […]

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    Aluminum Association Releases Molten Aluminum Transportation Guidelines

    According to the Aluminum Association, with smelters curtailing production in the U.S., over-the-road transportation of molten aluminum has increased. Many aluminum companies have realized the benefits of receiving molten aluminum that has been delivered efficiently and safely straight to their door. Every day molten aluminum is being delivered in America. With the molten aluminum typically […]

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    The Aluminum Association’s Continued Commitment to Safety

    The Aluminum Association just released the 2018 Molten Metal Incident Report covering calendar year 2017. The report also summarizes historical data for the years 1980 through 2016. It highlights the predominant hazards that result in explosions during molten aluminum management worldwide, incorporating roughly 300 aluminum plants in 20 countries. Though not a statistical representation of […]

  • Aluminum Association Updates Registration Records – Teal, Pink and Light Green Sheets

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    Aluminum Association Updates Registration Records – Teal, Pink and Light Green Sheets

    The Aluminum Association has updated three of its registration records commonly known as the Teal, Pink and Light Green Sheets, which are available in the Association Bookstore. The Teal Sheets: International Alloy Designations and Chemical Composition Limits for Wrought Aluminum and Wrought Aluminum Alloys — This registration record is the defining source for the designations […]