May 9, 2022

Features and Benefits of Aluminum Extrusion

Aluminum Extrusion Advantages for Manufacturing

Getec Industrial is one of North America’s leading aluminum extrusion turnkey manufacturing companies, providing a full line of turnkey extruded aluminum products, including high performance heat sinks and aluminum extrusion die custom shapes. Our thermal management solutions services are based on meeting and exceeding the needs of our clients with a commitment to quality.

Features and Benefits of Aluminum Extrusion

The qualities inherent in aluminum extrusion die profiles offer freedom, versatility, and reliability to designers and engineers in all market sectors, from building and construction to transportation to engineered products, such as consumer goods. Numerous features and benefits that satisfy a range of performance criteria are unmatched by other materials and processes, including time- and cost-efficiencies and process repeatability. See a materials comparison chart showing properties of extruded aluminum and how it performs against competing materials.

Aluminum’s Material AdvantagesAluminum Extrusion’s Process Advantages
Cryogenically StrongComplex Integral Shapes
Electrically ConductiveDesign Flexibility
FormableEase of Fastening and Assembly
High Strength-to-Weight RatioEase of Fabrication
LightweightLow Tooling Costs
NonmagneticPrecision Tolerances Available
Non-sparkingRapid Prototyping
NontoxicShort Lead Times
RecyclableVersatility in Joining
ReflectiveVirtually Seamless
ResilientWide Range of Finishes
Thermally Conductive