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  • 3D printed part – Aeromet International

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    British Firms Explore Additive Manufacturing Parameters for Aluminum Alloy

    Renishaw and Aeromet International Limited announced a collaboration to establish additive manufacturing process parameters and material properties for Aeromet’s A20X® aluminum alloy. The two companies will work together to optimize the processing techniques for the high-performance alloy on Renishaw metal additive manufacturing (AM) systems. They are also investigating a range of heat treatment regimes to deliver optimum […]

  • Fire Resistance of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys and Measuring the Effects of Fire Exposure on the Properties of Aluminum Alloys

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    Book Review: Fire Resistance of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys

    Fire Resistance of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys and Measuring the Effects of Fire Exposure on the Properties of Aluminum Alloys Author: J. Gilbert Kaufman Publisher: ASM International (©2016) Reviewed by Joseph C. Benedyk, Editor Fire resistance is an issue that needs to be addressed before aluminum and its alloys are used in any structure that […]

  • Airbus AP Works Light Rider motorcycle

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    Airbus Light Rider is the First 3D-Printed Motorcycle from Aluminum

    APWorks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus Group, has worked at the forefront of additive layer manufacturing (ALM) and advanced materials since its launch in 2013. The company produces bionically optimized metal parts for a wide range of industries, from aerospace to automotive and robotics. APWorks has now introduced the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle, made […]

  • LIFT painted aluminum aircraft

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    New Technology Project Pits Computers Against Corrosion of Aluminum

    Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT) formed a team of manufacturers and universities that will work to develop a database and computer models that better predict the way aluminum alloys corrode after being put in use as parts for airplanes or other forms of transportation. The Ohio State University and United Technologies Research Center, the research and […]