Novelis aluminum is featured in the ’12 Mercedes-Benz SL, the auto maker’s first full-production vehicle with an all-aluminum body. Novelis aluminum is used in the new-generation SL’s doors and hood as well as structural applications including the transmission tunnel made with a new, 3-piece tailored welded blank. The blank, which is fitted by friction stir welding, uses Novelis' Anticorodal-300 alloy. The new alloy, which also is used in other structural ...

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