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Cathode and anode recording ammeters

In use, visual and aural prompts cue the operator to press a data button, when the reading is transmitted to a handheld computer running customised software. Recorded data may be downloaded with a USB cable to a PC running Microsoft Excel.

VHE‘s recording anode ammeters are standard products, but handle lengths and sensor head geometry of cathode ammeters are customised. Measuring heads are pluggable for quick change, and the meter unit will identify each head, eliminating the need to recalibrate the unit before every use.
    
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Commitment to sustainable packaging in Europe

“While the EU Commission recently adopted a Circular economy package, featuring new recycling definitions, calculation methods and targets, EAA’s annual packaging seminar - gathering today in Helsinki - puts the focus on best practices across Europe to optimise recycling processes and technologies. Our new brochure launched on this occasion gives a concrete overview of the aluminium...

Alcoa signs supply contract with Boeing

The multiyear contract, valued at more than $1 billion, is the largest ever between the two companies.

Alcoa plate products, such as wing ribs and skins, will also be on every Boeing platform. The Boeing next-generation 737, is one of the world's most successful commercial airliners and features Alcoa...

Hydro optimises production capacity in Sunndal

The SU3 potline consists of two production halls with a total production capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year. Due to the economic downturn following the financial crisis, Hydro curtailed SU3 in 2009 – 50% of the production capacity was restarted in 2011 and 2012.

In order to optimise the production...

Furnaces International Buyers’ Guide

The Buyers' Guide is the essential guide to furnace manufacturers and suppliers of furnace equipment and services to the industrial heating/process industry.

It provides comprehensive company listings, product information and key contact details.

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Trimet expands aluminium production

The medium-sized family enterprise will invest about €100 million in expanding its production sites in France over the next three years.

On Saturday, September 6, 2014, the French Minister of Economic Affairs, Emmanuel Macron, visited Trimet’s aluminium smelter in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. At a commissioning ceremony with the full staff, Trimet put further electrolytic furnaces into operation for the aluminium production.

Together with Trimet’s owner, Heinz-Peter Schlüter, the Minister gave the starting signal for production line F, which had been...

Introducing the new Jaguar XE

The long wheelbase and low seating position enable perfect proportions and a streamlined, coupe-like profile.

"Jaguar's position as the leading premium manufacturer of aluminium vehicles allowed us to develop a light, stiff body structure that is ground-breaking in its class. It enables the XE's advanced chassis technologies to deliver an unprecedented balance of agility and levels of refinement previously found only in vehicles from the segments above," says Kevin Stride, Vehicle Line Director, Jaguar XE.

Read more about how aluminium is used in the...

Board appointments at Alimex

As head of the Department of Purchasing and Metal Management, Ceballos will take over responsibility for the entire procurement, for internal process optimisation, and for cooperation with external innovation partners.

Senft will head up international sales as the Division Manager of the sales teams of all the companies in the worldwide alimex group.

Aluminium packaging protocol acknowledged

The protocol, which has been developed by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) and has been acknowledged by the Environment Agency (EA), could see as much as 10,000 tonnes of recovered aluminium being counted towards the targets set for the recovery of aluminium packaging.

The new IBA protocol recognises that a minimum of 50% of the non-ferrous content of IBA is...

Trimet increases recycling content in aluminium

An ever-increasing amount of the material in circulation goes hand-in-hand with increasing amounts of aluminium scrap. The reutilisation of aluminium does not impair its quality and application diversity, and uses significantly less energy.



Trimet Aluminium SE attaches increasing importance to the long-term recycling of aluminium. Already today, 200,000 tons of aluminium scrap are melted down annually and made available for re-use in the production plants of the materials specialist. In addition to Trimet’s remelting plants in Gelsenkirchen and Harzgerode, the company...