Chemical element: Aluminium
Light metal that is used especially in aeronautics, cars, buildings, electric cables, kitchen utensils and packaging.
Discovered by Oersted in 1825 pic.twitter.com/oVzr5j8qf1
— World of Engineering (@engineers_feed) January 8, 2021
— Sanjay Maloo (@sanjaymaloo) August 10, 2019
The Elite Centre for manufacturing skills Foundry training centre completing the first Aluminium melt. We’re now all set up for training. Christmas has come a little early at the centre. pic.twitter.com/wjHjykYqP0
— The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) (@TheECMS) December 19, 2018
In Year 12 pyrotechnics club today we looked at the reaction of aluminium with halogens. Aluminium foil and bromine was probably a highlight along with Dr Bugler’s discussion regarding the ionic nature of covalent bonding. @UCSHampstead pic.twitter.com/NxH8dZr4By
— UCS Chemistry (@ucschem) November 16, 2020
The interior lining of most aluminium cans is a layer of plastic, used to stop the acid from the drink reacting with the metal in the can 🤯👨🔬
— Universal Curiosity (@UniverCurious) July 26, 2021
$IXR @IONIC_RE #RareEarths #Scandium has initiated discussions with various parties engaged in the adoption of aluminium- scandium alloys in the global transportation and space sectors, which represent the largest mediumterm market
10/20 tonnes per annum @ US$1.5mill per tonne pic.twitter.com/WIVJJ2hqn6
— APKJM (@APKJM) January 28, 2021
#Anodizing is a popular coating that we are asked to apply to socket screws/bolts/fasteners.
It's an acid dip providing #aluminium based screws and fasteners with a frosty etched appearance.
— Socket & Allied (@socketandallied) June 25, 2021
Experts say there is a lot of confusion over aluminium chloride.https://t.co/Wn7uQUBPj7
— Globalnews.ca (@globalnews) July 8, 2018
What happens when aluminium reacts with chlorine?
When aluminium metal comes in contact with chlorine gas in presence of heat, violent reaction get started and Aluminium chloride powder/granule forms. This is an exothermic reaction. https://t.co/Ph8bOMkTua
— Card Declined Capital (@STEAKNTRADES) July 16, 2021
September’s birthstone, Sapphire, is made from two of the most common elements on Earth – aluminium and oxygen. We usually think of sapphires as blue, but they can actually be almost any colour, like the beautiful variations seen here. Learn more: https://t.co/ZbI9GHwoij pic.twitter.com/mSCwOpSSv2
— Ulster Museum (@UlsterMuseum) September 16, 2020
— road.cc (@roadcc) March 20, 2018
Pretty excited that a gif I made of aluminium reacting with bromine when I was the chemistry demonstrator at @ubc has been featured in @cenmag's chemistry pictures! https://t.co/iKe7uLvuRb pic.twitter.com/C5bytf7jqU
— Dr Susan Vickers Wallace (@SMVWallace) June 11, 2018
Aluminium for new mobility applications: @Tesla has filed for patent for new aluminium alloys that it plans to use in its cars, making one step ahead towards a new and sustainable mobility. #newmobility #sustainability #wearealuminium https://t.co/KAh2N4Z1LV (Tks @IntEngineering)
— ALUMINIUM (@ALUMINIUM_SHOW) February 18, 2020
Energy intensive aluminium smelting is the perfect partner to renewable energy. It has the ability to use energy when grid demand is low, and can put electricity back into the grid when demand high #renewableenergy #sustainableindustries https://t.co/Mn1SuZhsW6
— Alex Kingsbury (@AdditiveAlex) October 13, 2020
Using aluminium and water to make clean hydrogen fuel, when and where it’s needed. A team at MIT has produced practical guidelines for generating hydrogen using scrap aluminium.https://t.co/sST43A9YfQ
— Innoval Technology (@InnovalBanbury) August 23, 2021
Aluminum Fluoride (AlF3)-Powder #Aluminium fluoride refers to inorganic compounds with the formula #AlF3·xH2O. They are all colorless solids. Anhydrous AlF3 is used in the production of aluminium metal. Several occur as minerals.https://t.co/Z5OiJgxCcx pic.twitter.com/fXrPJwL7R4
— Funcmater (Chemicals Industry) (@FuncmaterChemi) March 14, 2021
News story: Aluminium technology firm Alcore is planning to produce aluminium fluoride for Australia and New Zealand's aluminium sectors, to cut the reliance on imports that mainly come from China | #ArgusMetals #aluminium #smelter
— Argus Metals (@argus_metals) June 24, 2021
Having an important role in electronics and manufacturing, Aluminium today has replaced plastic, wood and steel.
— Pralhad Joshi (@JoshiPralhad) June 16, 2021
A project that has transformed a former aluminium smelter on the banks of the Ohio River in the US into a major 485MW facility that will run on carbon-free #hydrogen has moved into its startup phase. #H2View #hydrogennowhttps://t.co/co88tLczh7
— H2 View (@h2_view) August 27, 2021
New milestone reached: ELYSIS is proud to announce the completion of its Industrial Research and Development Center in Saguenay, Québec. Learn more about this exciting news on our website. https://t.co/AP9YmCEM1C pic.twitter.com/X0gG7TpoCh
— ELYSIS (@ELYSIS_techno) December 16, 2020
World leading mining corp. Rio Tinto gets $1m from Australian renewables agency to study using hydrogen in alumina production
Alumina is refined from bauxite by heating
Australia is world N2 producer of alumina (smelted alumina gives aluminium) https://t.co/1SPtxjXCcp
— Jean-Michel Glachant (@JMGlachant) June 16, 2021
— Commodity Stories (@CommodityStory) August 2, 2021
@RioTinto and the Canadian subsidiary of @LafargeHolcim have created a marketable product from potlining, a waste product from the aluminium smelting process that would otherwise go to landfill. #greenmining #esg #Sustainability https://t.co/A195vV9beE
— Mining Magazine (@MiningMagazine) October 20, 2020
ASX-listed @AustBauxite successfully converts waste to aluminium fluoridehttps://t.co/vGlxR3nr9A$ABX $ABX.AX #ABX #AustralianBauxite #BullsNBearsWA #BusinessNews #ASX #ASXNews #Alcore #AluminiumFluoride #Dross #Aluminium #LithiumIonBattery #AluminiumHydroxide #Recycling
— Bulls N' Bears with Matt Birney (@BullsNBearsWA) July 21, 2021
— Autocar (@autocar) August 30, 2021
Our fantastic AGA loaf tin is made from anodised aluminium alloy and is hand-finished, resulting in even baking and reduced cooking times, so you can perfect delicious homemade bread in the AGA 🍞https://t.co/jrV8NTLmkm pic.twitter.com/FO99rC2iuK
— AGA Official (@AGA_Official) September 2, 2021
Magnesium is pliable, adaptable & suitable for bulk production and complex structures. When combined with Aluminium & die-casted into alloys, Mag can be used to create strong, durable & lightweight parts for the automotive, aerospace & medical industries – https://t.co/PB9M1OdzRy
— Latrobe Magnesium (@LMG_Magnesium) August 30, 2021
— Karol Bielecki (@Bielecki_Karol) September 4, 2021
— Charlie (@ghost_motley) August 29, 2021
Why let rust ruin the look of your stylish windows? TOSTEM’s Aluminium windows are tested with salt sprays, alkali acid, and UV tests to give you full-proof protection from corrosion & degradation. An excellent drainage system keeps dust & water away!#TOSTEM #Aluminium #LIXIL pic.twitter.com/cfo95y48Ml
— TOSTEM India (@IndiaTostem) June 28, 2021
Meridian Energy's chief executive has mounted an unprecedented public attack on his biggest customer and the country's largest electricity consumer, the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter (Newsroom Pro $) https://t.co/c3WnAb15qg
— Newsroom (@NewsroomNZ) August 29, 2021
3D printers for metals like aluminium, cobalt chromium, titanium, stainless steel, and Inconel. https://t.co/Irabi46Gky
— The Additive Report (@AdditiveReport) December 14, 2018
Mixed crystal of Aluminium and Chromium Acetylacetonate [(Al,Cr)(acac)3]
Very surprised for these, lovely single. Used ethanol as solvent. pic.twitter.com/jNRacDUXEy
— Quaternary Ideology (@QuaternaryIdeo1) March 13, 2021
Acid rain sees Nova Scotia's rivers struggling with aluminium runoff. A huge threat to freshwater fish.
Industrialisation around the Great Lakes region has seen persistent issues with acid rain. https://t.co/mmsMJaT8ap
— Environment Matters (@enviro_matters) November 6, 2020
Known most famously for its true displacement of 6208cc despite wearing a 6.3 moniker, the M156 has a cylinder bore of 102.2mm and a stroke of 94.6 mm.
The bottom end features a forged steel crankshaft coupled to forged conrods all housed in a closed deck aluminium-silicon block pic.twitter.com/BNIC3ZFaHY
— SpamSandwich (@SpamSandwich2) August 30, 2021
The battery uses aluminium, nitrogen and a specialised ionic liquid electrolyte to break the nitrogen-nitrogen triple bond and produce aluminium nitride https://t.co/MvBjNAYIhn
— Chemistry World (@ChemistryWorld) September 2, 2020
Aluminium foil is widely used as a tool in the kitchen, but little do we wonder why one side is dull, and the other shiny. Today we will find out why. https://t.co/xoETkKRcai
— Times Food (@TOIFood) September 1, 2021
Can You Recycle Aluminium Foil? ♻️ Is Tin Foil Recyclable https://t.co/e8Rle7L7Zm I did not know how to recycle aluminium foil until I watched my own video! I am easily impressed. #recyclefoil #recyclealuminium
— Waster (@waster_com_au) September 2, 2021
— Tech Explorist (@TechExplorist) April 17, 2018
— ClearlySo (@ClearlySo) July 4, 2020
Doctors say aluminium utensils can be very harmful.
The reason is the fact that aluminium readily reacts with oxygen present in atmosphere and produce aluminium oxide.
Aluminium oxide form layers on the utensil's surface!#HealthAwarenessInitiativehttps://t.co/FLa8Guq4jX
— Mohit Kumar (@ThisIsMohit777) February 20, 2019
Thanks to TOMRA's #sorting technology Centro Rottami, a scrap recycler in Italy, creates clean #aluminum fractions that are used by Indinvest, the nearby foundry, for the production of an aluminum billet consisting of 85% recycled content. Learn more: https://t.co/70E3zgo9ZZ
— TOMRA Recycling (@TOMRARecycling) September 3, 2021
Recycle your aluminium cans!
Aluminium smelting is immensely power-intensive & accounts for 2% of global emissions.
Recycling only takes 5% of the initial energy vs virgin metal yet about 1/2 of US cans not recycled.
— Rory Johnston (@Rory_Johnston) March 29, 2021
#Recycling #aluminium uses around 5% of the #energy & #emissions needed to make it from the #raw #material bauxite. It can be recycled time and again without loss of #properties, so getting the aluminium recycling #habit is one of the best things we can do for the #environment pic.twitter.com/NBiwKYNB0p
— Golding Skip Hire (@GoldingSkipHire) August 11, 2021
Carl Josef Bayer was born #onthisday in 1847. He was an Austrian chemist who invented the Bayer process of extracting alumina from bauxite, essential to this day to the economical production of aluminium. #letswaltz #chemistry https://t.co/CyXxQEmBUf pic.twitter.com/J6OndegblR
— Waltzing Atoms (@waltzingatoms) March 4, 2019
Aluminium is ubiquitous in modern life, but its production emits more than a billion tonnes of CO2 a year. That's why this week the aluminium industry laid out a trillion-dollar plan for a 77% CO2 cut by 2050: https://t.co/MNekrdfGJI pic.twitter.com/p2yGziErZJ
— Adam Vaughan (@adamvaughan_uk) March 18, 2021
The CO2 intensity of aluminium production remained flat in 2017, as it has since 2014.
Getting on track with our Sustainable Development Scenario will require improved scrap collection & sorting, as well as further development of new tech.
— International Energy Agency (@IEA) February 6, 2020
Alumina Limited becomes new General Supporter member of ASIhttps://t.co/Oe8vl1jeWT#AluminaLimited #ASI #bauxitemining #aluminarefining #Alumina #aluminiumsmelting #AWAC #AlcoaCorporation #alcirclenews
— AlCircle (@Alcircle) May 4, 2021
Audi adopts green aluminium wheels, initiates with new e-tron GT electric sport sedan https://t.co/coM7yyASII#Audi #greenaluminiumwheels #etronGT #RonalGroup #aluminiumsmelting #Elysislowcarbonsmelting #aluminiumscrap #MarcoPhilippi #AudiAG #Alcoa #Elysissmelting #alcirclenews
— AlCircle (@Alcircle) June 8, 2021
Marubeni Corporation starts selling carbon-neutral aluminium ingot ‘Neutr-AL’ https://t.co/D1N1mtmkE2#MarubeniCorporation #aluminiumingot #NeutrAL #Japan #greenhousegas #aluminiumsmelting #Japanesealuminium #aluminiumendusers #alcirclenews
— AlCircle (@Alcircle) August 20, 2021
Can the #aluminium and cement industries collaborate on sustainability?
The Reactiv project is making this happen.
— International Aluminium Institute (@Int_Aluminium) July 14, 2021
The IAI, 7 European #alumina producers and global cement producer LafargeHolcim, together with 12 other partners, have received EUR 8.8 million of #EU funding to transform #bauxite residue into an active material for new sustainable cement products ➡️https://t.co/OwO0Z7QU5M pic.twitter.com/s8ATrqSuW1
— International Aluminium Institute (@Int_Aluminium) November 18, 2020
In a new @recycling_auto article, our colleagues @pragnarsson and Benedetta Nucci discuss how the #recycling process♻️to extract #aluminium from end-of-life #EVs🚗will need to be adapted to keep up with growing demand.
— EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM (@EU_Aluminium) August 11, 2021
— EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM (@EU_Aluminium) July 5, 2021
The project intends to enable the #decarbonisation of resource/energy-intensive value chains through industrial symbiosis.
READ our blog post for more info👇https://t.co/ilpqHbmzYD
— EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM (@EU_Aluminium) June 9, 2021
— Gerd Götz (@GerdGotz) November 9, 2020
Norsk Hydro To Boost Aluminium Recycling Capacity By Half At Sjunnen https://t.co/yuSYU2cGRd
— Aluminium Insider (@InsideAluminium) August 26, 2021
Antacids containing aluminium or magnesium may reduce folic acid absorption. Patients should be advised to take antacids at least two hours after administration of folic acid.#SickleCellAwarenessDay #SickleCellDisease #WorldSickleCellDay #LaudKPharmacy
— Laud K Pharmacy (@laudkpharmacy) June 19, 2021
Experience is showing that deep soil testing is improving crop management decisions – knowing that there is an acid layer below 10cm with aluminium toxicity becomes important for species and variety. Read more 👉 https://t.co/NWULyaa7Io pic.twitter.com/jHWhlJT7BZ
— GRDC (@theGRDC) September 23, 2018
A British firm has won a European Space Agency contract to develop the technology to turn moon dust and rocks into oxygen, leaving behind aluminium, iron and other metal powders for lunar construction workers to build withhttps://t.co/SfrQbqFiXU
— KISS – Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (@kissfoundation) November 11, 2020
Look at these great photos! Ionic #aluminium (Al3+) is rhizotoxic to most plant species. However, a new JIPB study demonstrates that Al3+ is essential for tea root growth and development through maintenance of DNA integrity in meristematic cells. #plantscihttps://t.co/j84hh0QGGp pic.twitter.com/uxHS4Wsy4F
— JIPB (@JIPBio) July 17, 2020
I am very excited to share the latest paper from our research team on amidine-based ionic liquid electrolytes for aluminium battery applications.@AMAPOLA_project @SALBAGE_Project @ChemCommun @Leicesterchem @uniofleicester #Battery #openaccess https://t.co/fxBFcQWrpl
— Anthony J Lucio (@anthonyjlucio) August 25, 2021
Test your lungs pic.twitter.com/VKmwbMoLqe
— Erika Pirzl (@erika_pirzl) August 17, 2021
Research from @Pharmabiotic at @UCC published in the international scientific journal Nature Aging introduces a novel approach to reverse aspects of aging-related deterioration in the brain and cognitive function via the microbes in the gut. @jfcryan https://t.co/V4Idl9nQca
— Gut Microbiota NW (@GutMicrobiotaWW) August 10, 2021
Reminds me of so many cybersecurity programs where there's lots of activity, but no real progress. https://t.co/o625NUKvRD
— Jake Williams (@MalwareJake) September 3, 2021