Aluminum

Aluminum

Alcan Inaugurates a High Technology Furnace in Sierre, Switzerland

SIERRE, Switzerland, October 3/ - New Furnace Strengthens Sierre Plant's Leading Position in the Heat Treated Aluminum Plate Market Alcan Engineered Products today inaugurated a technologically advanced horizontal furnace at the Company's Aerospace, Transportation and Industry division's (ATI) Sierre facility in Switzerland. The new CHF 13 million (US$ 10.5 million) furnace is now operational and...

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Beryllium

Introducing Aluminum Alloys For Casting

Aluminum (Al) has long been a metal Belmont Metals supplies and has developed. Along with supplying aluminum for its light weight & highly corrosion resistant properties, we now offer this metal as special and unusual aluminum alloys for casting. The crucial role it plays in industrialized growth comes from its strength and rigidity, non-sparking and non-magnetic properties as well as its...

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Aluminum

Designer Gives a Classic Alcoa Product a New Look

Designer Gives a Classic Alcoa Product a New Look PITTSBURGH - Through the years, Alcoa (NYSE:AA) aluminum has been used in everything from airplanes to food packaging to Ferraris, but recently, the sustainable metal was cast again into one of the first items it had originally been used for over 100 years ago - a teapot. New York-based industrial designer Joey Roth's unique Sorapot evolved from...

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Aluminum

Aluminum Foil Films feature adhesive for cold storage.

Available in non-sterile or sterile versions, AlumaSeal CS(TM) Films are formulated with adhesive designed to withstand long-term storage down to -80°C. Foils offer barrier properties to retard evaporation and include single non-perforated end tab. Measuring 82.6 x 132.6, including 9.5 mm end tab, AlumaSeal CS films are certified DNase-, RNase, and nucleic-acid-free.

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Flap Discs

Aluminum Flap Discs suit high heat generating applications.

Designed for cutting soft metals such as aluminum, 36-grit flap discs contain calcium stearate coating that liquefies under heat to keep them cool and to prevent loading on soft materials. Manufactured from blue-fired aluminum oxide grain and polyester heat-treated backing, discs can also be used on brass, copper, and zinc. Products are available in 4Â-½, 5, and 7 in. dia.

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Automobiles

Alcoa Provides Structural Design and Engineering for GM's Sequel

NEW YORK-Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it contributed structural design, engineering and manufacturing expertise, fabricated more than 300 aluminum structural components and built the bodies-in-white for the Chevrolet Sequel ... the automobile that General Motors believes is the most technologically-advanced ever built. To be a member of an advanced technology team that GM feels has...

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Bats

Alcoa and Nike Team up to Form Licensing Partnership for New Nike Premium Baseball Bats

NEW YORK -- June 6, 2006--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Global Engineered Products business has signed a multi-year contract with Nike to supply specialty aluminum drawn tube for the sports giant's premium brand baseball bats that will be used on baseball diamonds throughout the world this season. Nike's Aero Torque® and Aero Strobe® baseball bats are made with Alcoa's...

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Cobalt

Concast Introduces Proprietary Alloy 380 to Meet the Most Demanding Applications.

The newest addition to the Concast family of alloys is Concast 380. This proprietory alloy uses the addition of colbalt to the elemental matrix to provide an aluminum bronze based alloy with outstanding mechanical properties. Exceptional compressive strength combined with high frictional resistance make Concast 380 an ideal choice for various high load applications. Industry standard material...

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Wear Plates

Vicote(TM) Coatings for Aluminum Wear Plate in Treadmill Replace Solid Plastic Component for Optimal Wear

Greenville, SC- (November 14, 2006) - When Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc. (AMTI) of Watertown, MA, wanted a longer-lasting wear plate for its new dual belt instrumented treadmill, it chose an aluminum wear plate coated with VICOTE(TM) Coatings, based on VICTREX® PEEK(TM), a high performance thermoplastic, because of its superior friction and wear properties. According to Stephen...

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Aluminum

Alcan Shows Advanced Lightweight Aerospace Solutions at "Aluminium 2006" Exhibition in Essen, Germany

ESSEN, Germany, September 20 -- Alcan is presenting its innovative, lightweight aluminium solutions for the aerospace industry at the ALUMINIUM 2006" exhibition in Essen, Germany from September 20 - 22, 2006. "Alcan's global leadership position in value-added sheet, plate, and extrusions make it the partner and supplier of choice for the world's major aircraft manufacturers," said Michel Jacques,...

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