Category: Aluminum Alloys

Cold Working Aluminum Alloys

When considering working and manufacturing with metals, particularly with aluminum, the first thoughts are centered on the heating process with hot furnaces where the metal is heated to extremely high temperatures and then wrought or cast into form. However, there is another type of process to strengthen the metal that involves adding other alloys to…

Heat Treatable Aluminum Alloy Series

We wouldn’t be able to enjoy our world without aluminum. From cans holding vegetables to cars and aerospace technologies, aluminum alloys are a significant part of our world. When we think of aluminum, the reflective and light material comes to mind. Yet aluminum is very strong, durable and malleable, especially when combined with other elements….

Grain Refinement of Aluminium Alloys

Look around you. You live in a world that contains raw materials that are formed and produced into the products you use and the homes you live in. One of the most widely available metals in the world is aluminum. It is the second most abundant element in the environment as we use it in…

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Aluminum master alloys help metallurgists fine-tune alloys to create materials that are stronger, lighter, and more easily processed Aluminum is the most abundant metallic element in the Earth’s crust—it’s even more common than Iron. In its pure form, though, it’s soft and malleable. It needs to be alloyed with other elements, including Iron, Zinc, Silicon,…

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