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    Profile of Hydro Extrusion Italy

    In Italy the extrusion market is highly competitive. Every Italian extruder tries to differentiate on the market in terms of services and tailor-made products to be more desirable to customers. There is a major overcapacity of 900,000 tons installed in Italy versus an extruded consumption of only 278,000 tons. In the midst of this, Hydro […]

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    Aluminum Showcases the Beauty of Furniture Design

    Consumers are demanding more sustainable products, a trend that extends to all industries. Aluminum provides a lightweight, high strength, and recyclable alternative to a variety of industries. This is true for the furniture industry, where aluminum is able to meet not only structural and sustainability requirements, but also stylish beauty as part of their aesthetic […]

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    Hydro Develops New Method for Measurement of Surface Appearance

    The requirements of automotive manufacturers regarding the body of their cars have constantly grown in recent years. Good formability, sufficient strength, good corrosion resistance, recyclability, and last but not least the surface appearance are key factors for manufacturers such as BMW, Audi, and Daimler. To address this concern, Hydro Rolled Products and Polytec jointly developed a new […]

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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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    ARTICLE: Hydro Introduces New Alloys for Superplastic Forming of Complex Automotive Components

    The automotive industry relies on the stamping process for rapid production of deep drawn sheet components for its mass-market vehicles. However, as automakers develop increasingly advanced components, aluminum sheet is challenged compared to steel due to its lower formability. The superplastic forming process is a potential solution as it provides the ability to produce deep […]

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    Hydro Extruded Solutions Investing to Support Growth in North America

    Hydro Extruded Solutions plans to invest in two new aluminum extrusion presses to support the growing automotive, transportation, and architectural markets in North America. Both new press lines will use cutting-edge extrusion technology to achieve improved productivity and enable Hydro to serve customers in the expanding North American market. “We are very excited about Hydro’s continued investments […]

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    Arabal 2017: Advances in Primary Aluminum Technology and Sustainability

    By Andrew Hall, Alken. The 21st Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal 2017) took place at Shangri-La’s Barr Al Bandar hotel in Muscat, Oman over the period November 6-9, 2017. The event was hosted by Sohar Aluminium and held under the patronage of H.H. Sayyid Harib bin Thuwaini bin Shihab Al Said, assistant secretary general of […]