Aluminum is one of the most valuable raw industrial materials due to its versatility, low weight, and high durability. It is used to produce castings for a huge range of products and components. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the history of aluminum production, the properties of aluminum, and why aluminum plays a crucial role in light metal casting.
The Association of German Die Casting Foundries e.V. (VDD) is committed to EUROGUSS as conceptual sponsor for at least four more years and will continue to organize Die Casting Day every two years parallel to EUROGUSS in the Exhibition Center Nuremberg.
Rodin Cars, the New Zealand-based manufacturer has selected 3D Systems’ metal additive manufacturing solutions to produce parts for its soon-to-be-released hypercar, the Rodin FZero. Rodin Cars designs and builds completely bespoke single-seat, open-wheel high-performance vehicles that are designed to be faster than contemporary Formula 1 cars.
Smooth inspection processes are the key to consistently high product quality and thus to the sustainable, economic success of a manufacturing company. To make quality assurance more precise, faster and more efficient, continuous automation of the process chain makes sense.
Lethiguel company, a French firm operating in the light metal casting industry, has acquired a 100 % stake in Midland Technologies Incorporated, Minneapolis-based casting solution provider that specializes in vent and vacuum technologies. Transaction was completed on July 2, 2021.
The market in the metals industry is constantly on the move - and so are raw material prices. This report, which is published monthly by IKB Deutsche Industriebank, focuses on aluminum and zinc and highlights the most important developments in June 2021.