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ALUMINIUM USA

12-13 September 2019

National Call to all Manufacturers in the Aluminium Industry in South Africa.

GEARED FOR GROWTH

South Africa’s Automotive Industry masterplan to 2035.

OUTWARD SELLING MISSION TO VIETNAM AND INDONESIA

The dti invites interested companies to apply to participate in the Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to Vietnam and Indonesia.

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The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) is the voice of and the gateway to, the South African Aluminium industry. AFSA’s members are companies operating in any of the various sectors of the industry including:

  • Aluminium metal production, both primary and secondary
  • Semi-fabrication including extruded and rolled products
  • Architectural / building and construction
  • Fabrication / general engineering, including welding and bonding – covering a variety of market sectors such as those given below.
  • Packaging
  • Castings
  • Surface Finishing
  • Suppliers to the industry.

AFSA (The Aluminium Federation of South Africa) is one of the more active aluminium industry associations in the world and has, since 1981, been involved in increasing the awareness and use of aluminium in Southern Africa.

It offers its members a wide variety of services, the most notable of which are technical information and advice, education, training and skills upgrading, a range of publications and market industry and business development support.

AFSA is now a proud member
of the Aluminium Stewardship
Initiative. For further
information please visit
aluminium-stewardship.org

UPCOMING EVENTS​

GIFA 2019
25-29 June 2019, Dusseldorf, Germany
More info

8TH ANNUAL GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIALS SUMMIT
20-22 August 2019, Detroit, USA
More info

ALUMINIUM USA
12-13 September, Nashville, Tennessee
More info

AUTOMECHANIKA JOHANNESBURG 2019
18-21 September, Johannesburg, South Africa
More info

CHINA INTERNATIONAL IMPORT EXPO 2019
05-10 November, The National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)
More info

ARABAL 2019
19-21 November, Kingdom of Bahrain
More info

LATEST NEWS

  • ALUMINIUM USA: National Call to all Manufacturers in the Aluminium Industry in South Africa. Read more in our NEWS section!
  • GEARED FOR GROWTH – South Africa’s Automotive Industry masterplan to 2035 – read more in our NEWS section.
  • OUTWARD SELLING MISSION TO VIETNAM AND INDONESIA  – dti invitation. Read more in our NEWS section.

COURSES OFFERED​

Introduction to Aluminium Course

This course is available on request. For further information please email Rentia Malan.

  • Brief history of development.
  • Understanding of the commercial/metallurgical comparisons between Aluminium and many other materials.
  • Production Processes in Operation (including some short DVDs).
  • Alloy and temper Nomenclature plus an overview of how these tempers are achieved.
  • Finishing Operations (coatings/fastenings/welding/shaping) plus areas to consider which could lead to different corrosion concerns.

During the course short exercises will be introduced to help ensure understanding. At the end team exercises will be introduced and results presented and discussed with everyone.

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