Study finds Alcoa Forged Aluminum Wheels dramatically cut the carbon footprint of commercial vehicles


Savings of switching one truck from steel wheels to Alcoa Forged Aluminum Wheels equals the average annual carbon footprint of an American household.
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Aluminum will be greenhouse gas neutral by 2030


In the critical transportation industry, our research in lifecycle modeling has shown that by 2030 the emissions of the entire aluminum industry can be offset by the potential emission savings from the transport sector's increased use of aluminum.
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Commercial Transportation : Sheet, plate, foil : General Engineering Plates : Alumec Aluminium Mould Plate

Alumec Aluminium Mould Plate

Alumec 79, 89, 99, 100 and HT are world renowned for their performance in plastic moulding applications.

Typical applications include:
  • Foam Moulding
  • Vacuum Forming
  • Blow Moulding
  • RIM and Structural Foam Moulding
  • Rubber Moulding
  • Injection Moulding

Reasons to use Alumec over Steel:
  • 1/3 the density
  • High Machinability
  • 4 times the thermal conductivity
  • Superior corrosion resistance
  • Strength levels +> some steels, means no loss in structural performance

Inspection & Quality:
  • Full approvals by major UK companies, including British Aerospace, CAA, Rolls Royce & Rover
  • BS EN ISO9002



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