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
26 Jul 2021

As India commemorates the 21st anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas today, it is worth dwelling on the critical role of aluminium in bolstering India’s national security. Aluminium, popularly known as the ‘Metal of the Future’, finds critical usage in the military and defence industry as a key component in fighter aircrafts, battle tanks, frigates, ammunition, ground vehicles, armor plating, paneling, electrical systems, and many more. When it comes to material...

Aluminium, guarding the nation’s final frontiers