National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has launched the AA 3105 Alloy Fan Blade
stock, a superior value added stock. The first consignment of the product was flagged off at Nalco's smelter
plant at Angul in the presence of senior company officials.
T K Chand, chairman and managing director of Nalco
said, “With this product, Nalco
will be widening its base in value added products and also be an active partner in the Make in India
movement. This value-added product will strengthen Nalco's product mix and cater to the requirements of customers.”
It may be mentioned that in line with the Make in India
had taken the initiative to produce AA 3105 Alloy in its rolling plant of the smelter
division to its existing product range. This alloy has wide applications in the manufacturing of fan blades and commands a premium over the existing product range being produced in the rolling plant. Major customers for this product are manufacturers of fans. Commercial production of the alloy was started on July 24, 2017.