July 27, 2015

Why Choose Aluminum Extrusions?

The process called extrusion involves creating objects of fixed cross-sectional profiles and pushing or pulling a material through a die of the desired cross-section. Extruded material comes out looking like an elongated product resembling the shape or profile of the die opening. For instance, imagine squeezing a tube of toothpaste. As pressure is applied to the tube’s base, the paste begins flowing through the open end of the tube. If the opening is flattened, then the toothpaste flows out in a flattened shape, kind of like a flat ribbon.

To squeeze aluminum through various complex shaped designs, it requires highly technical skills and engineering equipment that deliver enormous pressure. Not only is heavy pressure required, the aluminum extrusion manufacturing process also requires massive heat.

Our aluminum extrusion company designs aluminum with tools that are highly equipped for forming different shapes and thicknesses of aluminum. We design aluminum to bend in multiple ways. It is best to look for the effective and proficient engineering skills of an aluminum extrusion company to form complex aluminum shapes. The benefits of choosing a custom aluminum extrusion manufacturer are immeasurable in terms of design skill, quality, testing, and manufacturing your project from start to finish.

The best way to get the full benefits of aluminum is to choose a company for this manufacturing process. Aluminum’s natural resistance to corrosion, its lightness, its flexibility, and its ability to dissolve and reflect heat, in addition to its ability to conduct electricity make it easier to manufacture.