Nalco has formally launched ‘AA 3105 Alloy Fan Blade stock’, a superior Value Added Rolled Product on 31st August 2017. The first consignment of the product was flagged off at NALCO’s Smelter Plant in Angul by R.K. Mishra, Executive Director (S&P), A. Acharya, General Manager (Finance) and Sadashiv Samantray, General Manager (Marketing), in presence of senior officials and employees of the plant. Congratulating the Nalco Collective on the occasion, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of the company 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 the NALCO’s product mix and cater to the requirements of customers.”
NALCO had taken the ‘Make In India’ initiative to produce AA 3105 Alloy in its Rolling Plant of Smelter Division to its existing product range. This alloy has wide application in manufacturing of Fan Blades and commands a premium over the existing product range being produced in Rolling Plant. Major customers for this product are manufacturers of fans. Commercial production of the alloy was started on 24th July 2017.