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DNV GL Certifies Hydro REDUXA Aluminium Rolled Products

Metal News - Published on Thu, 24 Sep 2020

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Hydro has been certified to supply Hydro REDUXA aluminium as rolled products, extending the low-carbon portfolio. DNV GL, an independent classification society, has certified Hydro’s entire process chain, down to finished strip and sheet from the rolling mill in Karmøy, Norway, in accordance with the Hydro REDUXA standard. It defines aluminium with CO2 emissions of maximum 4.0 kg per kg aluminium produced. The world average is 16.7 kg CO2 equivalents/kg.

Hydro REDUXA is made using renewable energy from hydropower, wind and solar, thus reducing carbon emissions compared to aluminium made with other energy sources. Hydro’s rolling mill at Karmøy have a production of 75 000 tonnes of rolled products annually. The Karmøy rolling mill can deliver coils or tailored sheet, mill-finished or painted, from several alloys, which are most common for building applications. First customer orders have already been placed.

In addition, sheet ingot for rolled products, Hydro REDUXA is available in extrusion ingots, foundry alloys, and wire rod.

Hydro also offers rolled products with Hydro CIRCAL recycled aluminium, which contains a minimum of 75% post-consumer aluminium scrap.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Thu, 24 Sep 2020
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