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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 : Ceramic Crucibles and Components

Ceramic Crucibles and Components

Alcoa Howmet's Specialty Materials facility in Whitehall, Michigan, is a major producer of zirconia components for foundry operations. With the aid of Alcoa Howmet's worldwide operations, Specialty Materials has developed 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.

  • Zirconia melting crucibles
  • Zirconia tundish nozzles
  • Zirconia specialty shapes
  • Media-finish compounds
  • Isostatic pressing, die pressing and injection molding of zirconia products
  • Technical support

Contact Information
Greg Butzer
Alcoa Howmet

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