26 Jul 2022

In a churning geopolitical scenario, bolstering our nation’s lines of defence against hostile forces is crucial. As India commemorates Kargil Vijay Diwas, it is an occasion to remember the unparalleled contributions of our servicemen in protecting the nation. It is also an opportunity to recall the humble but pivotal role that aluminium plays in their efforts, through both best-in-class weaponry and effective defensive tools. Equipping armed forces with the very...

Securing Our Nation with the Strength of Aluminium

Aluminium helps bolster national security, by enabling both offense and defence.

22 Apr 2022

Aluminium foam is a curious material developed using aluminium as the base metal. It is commonly made by injecting a gas or mixing a foaming agent into molten metal. Featuring a rigid network of interconnected aluminium ligaments that form cells with both open and closed pores depending on the production process, aluminium foam offers myriad advantages. It has the capacity to float in water, be flame-retardant, improve sound insulation and...

Aluminium Foam: One Material, Innumerable Uses