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light metal

[′līt ¦med·əl]
(metallurgy)
A metal or alloy of low density, especially aluminum and magnesium alloys.
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Complete report on light metal packaging market spread across 60 pages, analyzing 5 major companies and provides 33 data exhibits is now available at http://www.
The valPure website showcases the expansion of our extensive light metal packaging product portfolio in the non-BPA arena," said Paul Krueger, global marketing director--Food Packaging Coatings.
It's been proposed that nanoparticles could really enhance the strength of metals without damaging their plasticity, especially light metals like magnesium, but no groups have been able to disperse ceramic nanoparticles in molten metals until now," said Xiaochun Li, the lead researcher and Raytheon Chair in Manufacturing Engineering at UCLA.
5 December 2011 - JCR today affirmed the J-2 rating on the commercial paper (CP) of Japanese aluminium rollings manufacturer Sumitomo Light Metal Industries Ltd (TYO:5738) of a maximum amount of JPY10bn (USD128m/EUR98m).
Country: USA, Sector: Metals/MiningTarget: ARCO Aluminum IncBuyer: Furukawa-Sky Aluminum Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Itochu Metals Corporation, Itochu Corporation, Sumitomo Light Metal Industries LtdVendor: BP plcDeal size in USD: 680mType: DivestmentStatus: Agreed
When it comes to baling light metals for export, the first issue that comes to mind for many is bale size.
Tokyo, Japan, July 4, 2006 - (JCN) - Nippon Light Metal and Sojitz Corporation have partnered with Vietnam National Chemical (VINACHEM) and its 100% subsidiary SBC (South Basic Chemical) in the construction of aluminum hydroxide factories in Vietnam.
To overcome the limitations of current LCA methods, Dr Amini has applied thermodynamic life-cycle analysis to light metal recycling.
The combination of VAW and Hydro Light Metal, and Hydro Light Metal's ongoing overhead cost reduction programme, is expected to reduce annual costs by EUR200m by the end of 2003.
The props of these cantilevered members are carried up to become masts from which hangs the light metal roof.
Daiki Aluminum, an Osaka-based aluminum alloy producer, and Nippon Light Metal, the only Japanese integrated aluminum maker, said they expect demand for the products to recover in two to three years to the level seen before Thailand's economic crisis, which broke out in the summer of 1997.