Aluminium Academy

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.


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

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

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

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

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Apply various finishes and treatments to your profile
 Enhance your part by applying a treatment or finish to it

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

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Seen enough? Get in touch!

Whatever your query may be, our caring and friendly service team are more than happy to help. You can either send us a quick message or a detailed enquiry with drawings or sketches. We will get in touch with you as soon as we can, to discuss your requirements further.

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