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By A.J. Roan
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Rio Tinto sells first Canadian scandium

3D printing company buys aluminum-scandium alloy billets Metal Tech News – March 17, 2021


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:09pm

Rio Tinto Amaero titanium scandium alloy dioxide Canada 3D printing laser


A powder bed at Amaero, a 3D metal printing company that develops parts for aerospace, defense and other industries.

Rio Tinto has made the first sale of aluminum-scandium alloy from its plant in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, offering a North American supply of scandium, a metal deemed critical to the United States and Canada.

This first batch of aluminum-scandium alloy from Rio Tinto's Quebec operations will be delivered to Amaero, an Australian-based company known for manufacturing large-format complex components in...

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