Besides standard foundry alloys, Alcoa is developing new alloys with improved properties.
EzCast-NHT™ alloys offer good castability (good hot cracking resistance), mechanical properties in as-cast state comparable to T5/T6 temper of standard HPDC foundry alloys, as well as good rivetability.
Potential applications: structural parts like shock towers, cross members, battery trays, frame nodes, e-motor housings, etc.
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