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 : Castings : Investment Casting Materials : Waxes

Waxes

Alcoa Howmet's Specialty Materials facility in Whitehall, Michigan, is a major producer of investment-casting waxes for foundry operations.  Alcoa Howmet, with the aid of its worldwide operations, has enabled Specialty Materials to develop unmatched industry knowledge.  Specialty Materials' close proximity to the Alcoa Howmet Research Corporation enables Alcoa Howmet to combine the technical expertise of both organizations for pre- and post-production technical support for customers.

Capabilities
  • Investment casting waxes
  • Wax extrusions
  • Custom formulations
  • Rapid-change capability in wax generation
  • Technical support



Contact Information
Greg Butzer
Alcoa Howmet
231.894.7601
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