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 : Brazing

Brazing

Brazing Sheet is a composite typically consisting of a Core Alloy and one or more Liner Alloys which are metallurgical bonded (clad) to the Core Alloy.
 
To meet the future requirements of higher strength and better corrosion resistance, Ultra Long Life Alloys have been developed and are supplied in up to five layers.

Main applications for brazing sheet are:
Automotive - Truck/ Bus/Motorcycles:
  • Radiators
  • Heater Cores
  • Transmission oil-coolers
  • Air-charge coolers
  • Evaporators
  • Condensers
 
Other:
  • Industrial Heat Exchangers
  • Residential Air Conditioning Units
  • Kitchen appliances, various white goods



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