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    International Patents on Aluminum Recycling and Recovery

    US10247479 — VORTEX WELL INERTING — L’Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l’Etude et l’Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude (France) — A method of providing an inerting atmosphere to the surface of molten aluminum in a vortex charge well of a reverberatory melting furnace is provided. The purpose is to improve aluminum recovery (reduce aluminum oxidation […]

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    Forging of Aluminum Alloys

    US10260357 — STEAM TURBINE ROTOR, STEAM TURBINE INCLUDING SAME, AND THERMAL POWER PLANT USING SAME — Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (Japan) — It is an objective of the invention to provide a steam turbine rotor of which a rotor shaft is made of a low-cost heat resistant ferritic steel and that can withstand high […]

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    Aluminum Extrusions in B&C Applications

    US10294673 — ROOF EDGE MOUNTING BRACKET FOR EXTENDED INSULATION — Metal-Era, Inc. (USA) — A roof edge mounting bracket preferably includes a base member and a vertical attachment flange. The base member extends outward in a horizontal orientation from the vertical attachment flange. A lower portion of the vertical attachment flange extends below the base […]

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    Aluminum in Building and Construction Applications

    US10280679 — SYSTEM FOR RETROFITTING GLAZING SYSTEMS OF BUILDINGS — Inovues, Inc. (USA) — A glazing shield system for retrofitting glazing systems of buildings is disclosed. The glazing shield system includes a support frame and a unitized panel. In certain embodiments, the glazing shield system may be mounted on an existing glazing system in a […]

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    Application of Aluminum Extrusions in Transportation, B&C, Industrial, and Consumer Products

    US10215234 — ROLLING BEARING CAGE OR ROLLING BEARING CAGE SEGMENT, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A ROLLING BEARING CAGE OR ROLLING BEARING CAGE SEGMENT — Aktiebolaget SKF (Sweden) — A rolling-element bearing cage or rolling-element bearing cage segment is formed from aluminum alloy AA6082 and/or AA7020 and may have a tensile strength of at least 350 […]

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    Aluminum in Electric Vehicles

    US10210966 — INSULATED WIRE AND COIL — Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. And Furukawa Magnet Wire Co., Ltd. (Japan) — An insulated wire, containing: a rectangular conductor; and a thermoplastic resin layer on the rectangular conductor, wherein an adhesion strength between the thermoplastic resin layer and the rectangular conductor for a pair of sides of the […]

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    Primary Aluminum Production

    US10151039 — SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF PROTECTING ELECTROLYSIS CELL SIDEWALLS — Alcoa USA Corp. (USA) — A system is provided including an electrolysis cell configured to retain a molten electrolyte bath, the bath including at least one bath component, the electrolysis cell including: a bottom, and a sidewall consisting essentially of the at least one […]

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    Japanese Automotive Aluminum Patents

    JP2018-127720 — AUTOMOBILE ELECTRIC WIRE WITH TERMINAL AND WIRE HARNESS — Auto Network Gijutsu Kenkyusho:Kk, Sumitomo Wiring Systems Ltd., and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (Japan) — PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an aluminum alloy strand, an aluminum alloy twisted wire, an automobile electric wire and a wire harness, capable of enhancing terminal fastening force. […]