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The need for Aluminium in Lightweight Transport

Transport is going to be one of the key considerations of the future. Currently, our transport solutions are adequate, but they are far from perfect. However, many of the downsides of contemporary transport can be solved by examining the materials involved. Changing one material for another can have a significant impact on the end product....
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The Main factors influencing the price of Aluminium Extrusions

Aluminium extrusions are a sure-fire way to deliver a design project which is a success. But, as with all creative endeavours, your budget will always play a significant role. However, this doesn’t mean that you should price yourself out of quality materials. And that’s why you need to budget carefully. First of all, though, you...
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Aluminium Extrusion Suppliers: Mill or Stockholder?

Profiles made from aluminium are one of the best materials to work with. Not only are they resistant to corrosion, but they are durable and lightweight. These qualities make them perfect for a wide range of design projects. Which aluminium profile supplier suits your needs? Not every aluminium profile supplier is suited to your individual...
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Understanding the Aluminium Powder Coating Process

If you want your aluminium extrusion to have a world class finish then it needs to be treated. There are many options available, but one of the most popular is the aluminium powder coating process. But it’s important that you understand what this process is and how it works, before you decide on whether it...
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What are the Benefits of Anodised Aluminium?

Aluminium is naturally corrosion resistant because, when exposed to air, it forms an oxide layer which protects the parent metal from corrosive elements. This protective layer can be artificially enhanced through the anodising process. This enhanced transparent layer can also be coloured or dyed during anodising to enhance its visual properties. But what are the...
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Understanding the Aluminium Extrusion Process

Aluminium is a highly versatile material, but after going through the aluminium extrusion process it can take this versatility to new heights. The extrusion process is, in its simplest terms, a relatively straightforward procedure: aluminium alloy is forced to flow through a cross-sectional die. The result is an elongated piece of aluminium which takes the...
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The Benefits of Aluminium Extrusions

Aluminium extrusions satisfy a wide range of design specifications and allow creativity to flourish. The extrusion process involves transforming aluminium alloy into a form which allows cross sectional profiles to come together in almost endless structures. And this is why it continues to prove highly popular with designers all over the world. It may be...
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Recycling Aluminium

Aluminium can be recycled forever In other words, it can be melted down and reformed without losing any quality and the process can be repeated over and over again. This makes aluminium the material of choice for balancing the demands of a growing economy with the need to preserve the environment. Here are some amazing...
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