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July 2016

Lincoln Electric Representatives Speaking at AWS Aluminum Conference 2016

Four leading Lincoln Electric aluminum welding authorities are set to present at the upcoming 19th Annual Aluminum Conference sponsored by the American Welding Society (AWS), Sep. 20-21, at AWS Headquarters in Miami. These Lincoln Electric subject matter experts will present six sessions over the course of the two-day conference. For further details on the conference and Lincoln Electric speakers, visit lincolnelectric.com.  MORE


Drive Aluminum: Fuel Efficiency

Is aluminum really more fuel efficient? Relating aluminum-bodied vehicles to fuel efficiency has been a popular topic of conversation, but how is that possible?  Check out this video from Aluminum.org to get a better understanding of the benefits of driving an aluminum-bodied vehicle. MORE


Here’s Why Cage Divers Don’t Become Shark Bait

Photo courtesy of Getty+Wayne Lynch, Popular Mechanics

Great White Adventures is a global scuba diving attraction for ocean tourists, that allows cage divers  to get up close to great white sharks, as well as other ocean plants and wildlife. According to Popular Mechanics, founder of Great White Adventures, James Moskito, learned the hard way that constructing platform cages out of aluminum rather than steel was a much safer option for customers. Learn why here. MORE


Novelis Completes Third Automotive Aluminum Finishing Line in Oswego

Novelis recently comissioned its third state-of-the-art automotive aluminum sheet finishing line in Oswego, N.Y. As a way of supporting lightweight, fuel efficient vehicle production,  the line represents Novelis’ latest investment of $120 million to expand  aluminum alloy supply for Ford F-Series trucks. Learn about how this investment will  influence automotive manufacturing in this article for lightmetalage.com.

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POWER MIG 210 MP Aluminum One-Pak available for $1199 until July 31

The POWER MIG® 210 MP Aluminum One-Pak® is currently available for $1199 (USD) after $200 end user cash rebate. The lightweight and portable multi-process machine comes complete with a Magnum® PRO 100SG Spool Gun and accessories for easy aluminum weld set-up. Offer ends July 31. MORE


Domestic Aluminum Extrusion Consumption Grows 4.6 Percent in 2015

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released industry estimates of aluminum extrusions in North America for 2015. The United States and Canada totals, which includes imports, came to an estimated 5.11 billion pounds in 2015, which is a 4.6% increase over 2014. Learn about what caused this increase in this article from aluminum.org. MORE


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