Learn About Aluminium Design

Designing with aluminium offers countless possibilities and opportunities.

Learn the fundamentals of extrusion design and the processes involved with our collection of easy to follow guides and advice.

Extrusion Basics

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Extrusion 101

Learn the basics of Aluminium Extrusion. Our 101 guide takes you through extrusion process from start to finish.

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Benefits

Understand the benefits of using Aluminium. There are so many great reasons to choose aluminium extrusions.

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Design Basics

Designing an extrusion? Follow our design guides. Applying these elements to your design will help ensure your profiles are extrudable.

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Design Tips

Considerations to make. Take a closer look at all of the aspects you should consider when designing an extrusion.

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Alloys

Discover the importance of selecting the right alloy. There are many factors to learn about selecting the right alloy for your project.

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Tolerances

Understand the importance of dimensional tolerances. Tolerances are crucial to the success of your part being extruded.

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Joining

Not sure how to join your extrusions?We uncover various methods of joining Aluminium Extrusions

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Calculating the Weight

We've put together a simple method on how to calculate the weight of aluminium extrusions.

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Finishing

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Finishing

Apply various finishes and treatments to enhance your profile.

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Anodising

Want to learn more about anodising aluminium? Anodising aluminium holds many benefits and can even add dimensions to your part.

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Surface Treatments

Use our guide to help select which surface finish you should apply to your profile.

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