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Aluminium Smelting Process Flow Chart

Aluminium in the form of bauxite ore is the third most abundant element found on earth after oxygen and silicon. Alumina or aluminium oxide is extracted from bauxite ore by means of the Bayer process. Aluminium smelting is the process by which an aluminium company extracts aluminium from its oxide, Alumina. It is the second…
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5 Fascinating Facts about Aluminium you were Unaware of

Aluminium can be considered as a modern man’s metal. According to historic evidence, copper and iron started being in use by early humans 9000 years ago, whereas aluminium dates back to less than 200 years of usage. The first person to produce aluminium, in 1825, was Hans Christian Ørsted in Copenhagen, Denmark. In fact, it…
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What are the Mechanical Properties of Aluminium?

From soda cans to aircraft, kitchenware to construction, aluminium is one of the most widely used metals. In its versatility, it is next only to steel. Aluminium is also the world’s most abundant metal. It is the third most common element comprising 8% of the earth’s crust. In its raw form, aluminium is found in…
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What are Aluminium Rolled Products?

Aluminium, the silvery-white, lightweight metal has a plethora of uses across various sectors. It is essentially the most vital element utilised in households as well as industries. The growing need for this versatile metal has facilitated the emergence of various aluminium companies across Tamil Nadu, one such being KMC Aluminium. Typically, aluminium extrusion manufacturers also…
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What is the Quality Policy Undertaken at KMC Aluminium?

KMC Aluminium is committed to providing high quality comprehensive services in aluminium extrusion catering to various industries such as manufacturing, construction, automotive, instrumentation, aerospace and renewable energy. KMC Aluminium is the largest producer of aluminium extrusions in Tamil nadu with a capacity of 6,000 metric tonnes and has sustained as a leader in the market…
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Top Aluminium Extrusion Manufacturers in South India

The use of Aluminium in various forms is gaining popularity due to its flexibility, durability and strength when compared to other industrial metals. Aluminium extrusion and fabrications are used extensively in areas of Manufacturing, Automotives, Household appliances, Power and Construction. Aluminium extrusions are created by forcing the billets into predesigned moulds under high pressure to…
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Aluminium Extrusions: Price, MOQ & Lead Time – Why is it Important?

Whether it’s at the workplace or at home, developing a new product or renovating a project, completing the task at the highest level is usually the first thing to do. While selecting an aluminium extrusion manufacturer for your project, thorough research is essential. It is important to ask the extrusion expert a few basic questions…
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Why Doesn’t Aluminium Rust?

Rust is a very common, natural process. There is a good chance that you have seen rust on metal gates, pipes or even on your favourite kitchen utensils. However, you may also have noticed that your aluminium products do not rust. It is a well-known fact that one of the main features of aluminium is…
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The Uses of Aluminium in the Medical Field

In recent times, the medical and health care businesses have risen in popularity. Improvements in research are an increasingly significant factor, especially in fields such as healthcare. Let’s do a reality check now, shall we? With our perpetually busy schedules, personal health has always been at the bottom of the grid. But that definitely won’t…
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What is the Difference between Extruded Aluminium and Cold Finished Aluminium?

Aluminium is one of the most versatile metals in production today. In many industries, aluminium is used in an almost endless number of shapes to manufacture goods for various industries. It is no wonder, with such flexibility, that there are many different methods of producing aluminium goods. The extrusion process and the drawing process are…
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Everything You Need to Know About the Manufacture of Aluminium

With a broad spectrum of applications, aluminium has proved to be a versatile material. But from where exactly does aluminium actually originate? And how is aluminium manufactured? Read more about the aluminium sources and the aluminium manufacturing process and how this material is formed into a finished product in this blog. The aluminium production process…
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How to Choose the Best Aluminium Manufacturers

Aluminium is a metal that holds its prominence for a whole number of reasons, including its properties of non-toxicity, non-magnetism, anti-corrosion, lightweight, superior electrical conductivity and its ability to withstand relatively low temperatures. Additionally, it can also be recycled many times over! Aluminium and its products are used in a wide range of industries from…
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Guide to Buying Aluminium

Building with metal is great – it’s strong, flexible and looks impressive. While starting a metal project, the first step would be to decide which form of material would fit best. In most ventures and designs, steel, stainless steel, aluminium and copper have a wide variety of properties that are readily available at a fair…
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Aluminium’s Role & Smart Cities

The Government of India is on a mission to set up 100 smart cities across the country – this transition is sure to result in large amounts of consumption of aluminium. Currently, the construction industry is the second largest contributor to the GDP after the agricultural sector. In fact, KPMG predicts that by 2025, India’s…
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The Rise Of 3D Printing & Aluminium’s Role

3D printing is a fairly new technique that has huge ramifications for the future of manufacturing – broadly speaking, the process involves the solidification of molecules in a liquid or powdered form under computer control in a manner that results in the creation of a solid 3D object. Currently being used for the manufacturing of…
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The Solar Energy Industry & Aluminium Extrusion

Solar energy is rapidly growing as a sustainable/renewable source of energy that will soon replace other conventional carbon-based forms. Setting up a solar field was considered a high investment venture due to the silver used in the photovoltaic cells, until now. Of late, aluminium has been replacing silver as the major component in these cells,…
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Why Does Aluminium Have The Edge Over Stainless Steel?

History has been teaching us for years that stainless steel has a plethora of advantages over aluminium. However, researches have proven that aluminium today has the edge over stainless steel in more ways than one. In the early days, stainless steel was known for its performance and usage in terms of welding, cleaning, and bake-out,…
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The Metal of the Future

The “Aluminium Age” is here, and how! As this metal is getting increasingly widespread, more people are now realising the value and versatility of it. Over the past few years, KMC aluminium company, Tamil Nadu’s leading expert, has been providing services in the world of aluminium. At KMC, we employ a 5-step process which is…
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