Aluminium alloys

Description

The specific characteristics and applications of alloys with aluminium as the predominant metal.

Alternative labels

metallic amalgams
aluminium composites
aluminium amalgams
aluminium blends
aluminium hybrids
metallic hybrids
metallic blends
metallic composites

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Aluminium alloys is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Aluminium alloys is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Anodising machine operator: Anodising machine operators set up and tend anodising machines designed to provide otherwise finished metal workpieces, usually aluminum-based, with a durable, anodic oxide, corrosion-resistant finishing coat, by a electrolyctic passiviation process that increases the thickness of the natural oxide layer of the metal workpieces’ surface.

 


 

References

  1. Aluminium alloys – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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