Aluminum Technology and Environmental Developments

 

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Aluminum Technology and Environmental Developments

Overview

Scope of LCI

Objectives

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Raw or Intermediate Materials

Quantifying the Recycling Benefit

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Voluntary Aluminum Industrial Partnership

VAIP Progress

Aluminum - IOF Partnership

Technology Roadmap Progress

DOE Aluminum Program

Worldwide Activities

Primary Production Research

Drained Cell Performance

Aluminum Industry of the Future

Examples of Successes

Literature

Some Cross-cutting Needs

Modeling

Sensors

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Joining Technologies

Sheet

Environmentally Benign Manufacturing: Metal Casting

Outline

Iron Foundry Process Flow

Iron Casting

A Cooperative Approach to Find Solutions

MACT Info

Seacoal Replacement

Aluminum Casting

Magnesium Casting

Summary

R&D Needs in Environmental Technologies

Summary (continued)

Environmentally Benign Manufacturing: Automotive Manufacturing

Outline

Vehicle Life Cycle

Vehicle Production

Vehicle Manufacturing Environmental Impacts

Vehicle Life Cycle Analysis Energy Usage

Vehicle Life Cycle Analysis Solid Waste

Total Manufacturing Waste 1,900 lb/vehicle

R&D Activities and Needs

Life Cycle Tools

Design for Environment

Painting

Painting

Metal Processing

Recycling

Challenges and Opportunities

Industries Studied

Environmental Performance Metrics

Summary Major R&D Focus Areas

"Environmentally Benign" Manufacturing and Design in the Electronics Industry

Presentation Focus

Semiconductor Equipment "Tool" Manufacturers

Semiconductor Equipment "Tool" Manufacturers

Device Manufacturers / Foundries

Device Manufacturers / Foundries

Printed Wiring Board Manufacturers

Printed Wiring Board Manufacturers

End-Product Designers, Manufacturers, Distributors

End-Product Designers, Manufacturers, Distributors

End-Product Designers, Manufacturers, Distributors

Summary of Future Needs