This issue's features are Extrusion and Analysis & Testing. There are a huge number of Extrusion features in this edition, some of which are being presented at the ET 2012 event in Miami in May.
These include Norsk Hydro discussing Automated Stretching LInes and Hauhinco talking about 'Press safety from a hydraulic perspective.' Other extrusion features include Presezzi Extrusion discussing 'The art of building extrusion presses' and Wagstaff's 'Fujian Aluminium expansion.'
Analysis features are from Chalieco and GeniSim, and from Thermo-calc, while the Others section has a review of the recent TMS event in Orlando, Florida.
All this plus the usual global updates and news from around the industry.
Front cover from Dubal
The Jan/Feb edition of Aluminium International Today contains features on Primary, Casthouse and conference reports from two events.
The primary features includes articles from Asas Aluminium and its Six Sigma scheme, a look at the smelter of tomorrow from China's Chalieco and a look at how data dashboards have changed Sohar Aluminium's working ways.
The Casthouse feature inculdes articles from Pyrotek and Aluar Argentina while conference reports come from the Arabal event held in Muscat, Oman and from the ICSOBA seminar in Goa, India.
See you at TMS in March!
Front cover picture courtesy of Dubal.
Welcome to the November/December 2011 issue of AIT.
Once again, we feature an award winning paper, this time from Rio Tinto Alcan's Nick Parson, Marc Lebleu and Frederic Savard. Their paper on acid etch as an anodizing pre-treatment won the Robert L Kersman Award for Best Paper at the 2010 International Anodizing Conference, held in Montreal Canada.
Other Surface Treatment papers includes Judy Runge and Sanford Process Corporation's Mike Sung discussing a technology for corrosion protection.
Heat Treatment articles are supplied by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, and Morgan Thermal Ceramics. Other articles include a report on the Aluminium in Automotive conference orgainsed by Alfed and papers from Dubal and LTB.
Cover image supplied by Buss Chemtech.