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Aluminum rose as China’s top state smelter suspends production capacity of intermediate material alumina.
Sales slightly exceeded expectations amid rising prices for aluminum and the feedstock alumina.
But by sealing the alumina cement compound along with titanium inside a glass tube and heating it to 1,100 degrees Celsius, the researchers were able to create a homogenized, symmetrical cage structure that conducts electricity like metal.
In the smelting process, the raw material, alumina, is poured into large pots, bathed in caustic chemicals and fried with heavy electric current.
In 2009, workers in the town of Pikalevo (population 22,000) began protesting after Deripaska's alumina refinery there halted production, triggering layoffs and pay cuts.
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First Known Use: circa 1790See Words from the same year
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