Alcoa introduces new manufacturing technology for automotive aluminum sheet  [ USA ]

Alcoa. Inc. unveiled a new manufacturing technology, the Alcoa Micromill, to produce automotive aluminum sheet. The Micromill process dramatically changes the microstructure of the metal, allowing the production of an aluminum alloy for automotive applications that has 40 percent greater formability and 30 percent greater strength than the incumbent aluminum used today while meeting stringent a...
<Dec 04, 2014>