WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association's Aluminum Standards and Data -- 2000 Edition is now available for the first time on CD- ROM as well as in the traditional book form. Long regarded as the most complete source on wrought aluminum standards and data, the updated version has been improved to help readers easily identify technical changes from previous editions. Improvements include vertical bars in the margins to help readers identify technical revisions and a chronological summary of changes from the 1997 edition to help users identify technical changes. Aluminum Standards and Data -- 2000 Edition contains information and data pertaining to chemical composition limits, mechanical and physical properties, tolerances and other characteristics of various aluminum and aluminum alloy wrought products. The manual contains 16 sections on topics including typical properties; application and fabrication; quality control; terminology; standards; sheet and plate; fin stock; foil; wire, rod and bar -- rolled or cold finished; wire, rod and bar -- extruded; tube and pipe; structural profiles; forging stock; forgings; and electrical conductors; and general information. Aluminum Standards and Data -- 2000 Edition CD-ROM and manual are $30 each for members of The Aluminum Association and $60 for non-members. A boxed set with both the CD-ROM and the manual is $45 for members and $90 for non- members. Order on-line at the association's web site www.aluminum.org or by calling (301) 645-0756 to order with a major credit card. The Aluminum Association, based in Washington, DC with offices in Detroit, MI, represents primary producers of aluminum, recyclers, and producers of semi-fabricated products. Member companies operate almost 200 plants in 37 states.
SOURCE Aluminum Association