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Aleris Signs Multi-Year Contract with Airbus

BEACHWOOD, Ohio - Aleris announced that it has signed a five-year contract to provide aluminum plate and sheet in a range of alloys to Airbus for its global programs. The agreement covers supply for the years 2012 through 2016, and reconfirms Aleris's longstanding position as a major supplier and strategic partner to Airbus. The agreement also includes the development of a recycling program,...

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Aluminum

Alcoa Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Supply Leading Aluminum Solutions to Airbus

LE BOURGET, France - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has been awarded a new multi-year supply agreement with Airbus for aluminum sheet and plate products utilizing Alcoa's current and advanced-generation aluminum alloys. The agreement was reached this week at the Paris Air Show by executives of both companies. Terms were not disclosed, but the agreement has a value of approximately US$1.0...

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Aluminum

Alcoa Develops Breakthrough Technologies That Lower Cost, Weight and Production Risk of New Airplanes

New Alcoa Alloys and Advanced Structural Technologies: o Provide Up to 10% in weight savings over composite-intensive planes; o Lower the cost to manufacture, operate and repair planes by up to 30% vs. composite- intensive planes... at significantly lower production risk; o Allow for a 12% increase in fuel efficiency, on top of the 15% from new engines; o Deliver passenger comfort features...

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Composites

Thresher Industries Continues with New Materials Development

HANFORD, Calif., -- Thresher Industries (PinkSheets: THRR) announced a new metal matrix composite that outperforms traditional aluminum alloy in heat sink applications. The material ThermaLite HS is manufactured using aluminum scrap from traditional billet machined alloy such as aircraft grade 6061 but has added ceramic particulate allowing superior heat transfer capability. We believe that...

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Rings

Aluminum Rings are designed to accommodate lighter loads.

Available in 4 sizes from 148-300 mm dia as standard and with external vees, HepcoMotion® ALR rings are machined from aluminum alloy and anodized for durability. Rotary movement system suits medium precision and light load applications requiring corrosion resistance and non-magnetic environment. Available options include additional diameters and thicknesses, internal vees, gearcut rings,...

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Alcoa's Reynobond Aluminum Composite Material: a Sustainable Design Component of Gold LEED Certified Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Miscellaneous Panels

Alcoa's Reynobond Aluminum Composite Material: a Sustainable Design Component of Gold LEED Certified Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Reynobond® aluminum composite material (ACM) contributed to the sustainable design of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, the first hospital in the Midwest to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification. One of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, the newly designed eight-story, 192-single room...

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Aluminum Brazing Rings features triangular cross section.
Aluminum

Aluminum Brazing Rings features triangular cross section.

Intended for HVAC/R market, triangular cross section aluminum braze ring is seated in hairpin and directs material flow for clean, strong joint with little or no overflow. Design optimizes surface area contact between hairpin and return bend, promoting heat conduction between all components. Controlled heating of material lends to precise flux activation and dispersion. Flux is non-corrosive,...

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Vents

Alcoa Kawneer Products Help Put Innovative Colorado Courthouse on Track for LEED Gold Certification

NORCROSS, Ga.- Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced today that its Kawneer business has supplied architectural aluminum products that are integral to the new Lindsay-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver meeting Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) requirements. Kawneer's 1600 SS Unitwall(TM) curtain wall helped the project with maximum daylight goals and several LEED requirements in the Materials...

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Miscellaneous Panels

Alcoa Architectural Products' Reynobond Aluminum Composite Material Gives Stage Presence to Piedmont College Amphitheater

DEMOREST, Ga.--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Reynobond® aluminum composite material (ACM) was selected for the canopy of the new Piedmont Arrendale Amphitheater at Piedmont College in Georgia. Deftly sculpted to match the natural contours of the gentle slopes bordering the wetlands preserve at Piedmont College, the canopy cuts a striking profile against the wilderness directly...

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Aluminum

Aluminum Alloy meets rugged environment requirements.

Optimized for strength and fluidity, IK500 aluminum alloy also has low melting point and can be recycled. This environmentally friendly alloy is targeted for use in mobile device housing applications, where ability to withstand rugged environmental conditions is required. Tensile strength is rated to 520 MPa.

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