Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products with a vision to reinvent the aluminum industry for a sustainable future. With a values-based approach that encompasses integrity, operating excellence, care for people and courageous leadership, our purpose is to Turn Raw Potential into Real Progress. Since developing the process that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life, our talented Alcoans have developed breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to greater efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.
One of the largest bauxite mining portfolios worldwide
An attractive global alumina refining system
Optimized aluminum smelting network
Innovative cast products network
Flexible energy portfolio
Maximizing synergies between can sheet and other Alcoa markets
In today's aluminum market, where lean operation is critical, our comprehensive portfolio of assets and our operating experience make Alcoa uniquely built to lead. We are known worldwide as a values-based company that holds to the highest standards of excellence–operational, environmental, and ethical—as essential for our business. We never stop looking for ways to be more productive, efficient, innovative and sustainable in order to deliver the best products and outcomes to our customers and shareholders.
Besides standard foundry alloys, Alcoa is developing new alloys with improved properties for megacastings.
C611 EZCast™ is a High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) alloy that eliminates the need for a dedicated heat-treatment, saving cost, energy, space and time, avoiding part distortion and achieving optimal mechanical properties after paint-bake of the car body.
C611 EZCast™ has a very good fluidity and can be used in large die casting machines and complex automotive applications. It is suitable and proven for megacasting, enhancing manufacturing of single body pieces with gross weight up to 100 kg.
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