All Blog Posts about ‘Aluminum’

Alumina: Processes and Uses

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Alumina

Alumina, or Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) is a chemical compound primarily known for its use in the production of aluminum – a metal slated for significant growth in the advance toward a low-carbon economy.   Prices of alumina have soared by 56% on the back of shutdowns Continue reading →

 

R&D Around Driving Value from Red Mud Increases

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Research Around Red Mud an Aluminum Industry Focus

Red mud is a byproduct of aluminum production, in which alumina is extracted from bauxite ore via the Bayer process. Unfortunately, for each ton of aluminum produced, around 1-2 tons of red mud are also produced, creating a massive amount of industrial waste to manage. Continue reading →

 

The Transformation of Bauxite to Aluminum (and the Products in Between)

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

The Transformation of Bauxite to Aluminum and the Products in Between

With applications in everything from energy, infrastructure, and aerospace, to automotive, packaging, and more, aluminum has become a cornerstone of modern society. Aluminum’s widespread use might infer ease of accessibility, but such is not the case; aluminum is not found freely in nature, requiring the Continue reading →

 

A Look at Aluminum Decoating

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Aluminum Decoating Kiln

As one of the most recyclable materials around, aluminum recycling is a profitable business, both for industry and for the environment. According to the Aluminum Association, almost 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today. The Aluminum Association also states that the Continue reading →