Aluminum

Laser-Sintering from EOS Takes off at Unmanned Systems North America
Laser Cutting Services

Laser-Sintering from EOS Takes off at Unmanned Systems North America

Novi, MI, August 2, 2011 - Attendees seeking to explore the unparalleled benefits that laser-sintering offers to the rapidly expanding unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry can get a good start at Booth 1216 at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2011 (Washington, D.C., Aug. 16-19). There EOS, the world-leading manufacturer of laser-sintering systems, will be demonstrating UAV parts and...

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Aluminum Channels widen LED strip lighting installation options.
Aluminum

Aluminum Channels widen LED strip lighting installation options.

Available in rounded, rectangular, or 45° angled profiles, aluminum channels are designed for use with flexible LED strip lights and feature clean lines and matte silver finish. Channels and covers can both be cut to size, while clear and diffused channel covers provide further customization options. End caps fit cleanly, and clips mount channels firmly in place. Suggested areas of use...

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Aluminum

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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