Aluminium alloys in the automotive industry
Latest reports about the use of aluminium in automotive sector affirms that in 2014 the global automotive industry consumed 2.87 million tonnes of aluminium. By 2020 it’s expected to be consuming 4.49 million tonnes of aluminium a year. Key factors of this growth include both rising automotive production and wider use of aluminium in modern cars.
The growth of aluminium in the automotive industry
Aluminum is the most used material in automobiles and commercial vehicles as it provides excellent safety and durability coupled with increase in fuel efficiency and reduced emissions (thanks to its lightness). In addition, its demand is accelerating in this field thanks to its strength and environmental benefits: aluminium is 100% recyclable and can be recycled indefinitely without loss of quality. For all these reasons different car parts are being made from this material: wheels, radiators and body parts. In particular, the new report published by Global Automotive Aluminum Alloy Wheel has said that Automotive Aluminum Alloy Wheel industry will maintain increasing at a relatively high growth rate. Investors are still optimistic about this area: the future will still have more new investment enter the field.
Automotive Industry in Laminazione Sottile
Laminazione Sottile provides aluminium sheets to automotive industry for different applications: heat and acoustic shields, structural and non-structural components. In addition, it can supply coated aluminium thanks to its subsidiary Italcoat that produces embossed and flat aluminium to manufacturers of acoustic and thermal shields.
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