Fabrication & Finishing

Finalise your extrusions with added aesthetic and protective properties

We offer a comprehensive range of services to cater for every profile need and an all-in-one service to make the purchase of finished and fabricated aluminium extrusions easy.

Drilling holes in an aluminium extrusion

Fabrication

We offer post extrusion fabrication services that will take your extruded profile and create a finished component. Choosing us to fabricate your products delivers cost efficiencies and simplifies your manufacture and assembly process.

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Machining and Welding

Post extrusion machining services include cutting to length, mitre cutting, drilling, routing, punching, turning, threading and full CNC machining. We also offer various types of welding and swaging.

Bending machine

Bending

There are various methods of forming aluminium extrusions. The method used will depend largely in the end application and required strength requirements as well as the eventual finish of the extruded product. We offer roller bending, draw bending, press bending and stretch bending.

Thermal breaking inside aluminium extrusion

Thermal Breaking

The thermal conductive properties of aluminium let heat out and cold in. The process of thermal breaking creates an thermal barrier between two extruded profiles. Most commonly used in aluminium glazing profiles, we offer a cut and fill method of thermal breaking as well as thermal breaking using a poly-amide insulation strip.

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Finishing

There are many of possibilities for finishing aluminium extrusions, from painting to chrome plating. We offer a comprehensive range of finishing options which are available either post-extrusion or post-fabrication.

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Hard Anodising

Extremely hard wearing surface, ideally suited for heavy mechanical wear.

White painted aluminium

Painting

We offer polyester powder painting in a huge variety of colours and finishes such as crackle, hammerite and woodgrain for example. All the colours we offer are available in a range of gloss levels from high gloss down to a matt finish. Suitable for outdoor use, powder coated profiles have a good resistance to weather and UV. The powder coatings are applied and cured without solvents this makes powder coating an environmentally friendly finish.

Foil laminating or wrapping pattern example

Foil Laminating and Wrapping

We offer a range of decorative profile wrapping and foiling services that include solid colours, woodgrain, marble, granite, metallic, transparent and brush effect. There are films and wraps for different applications; these include scratch-resistant films, protective films, and hygienic protection films.

Anodising aluminium extrusions

Anodising

During the anodising process mill finish aluminium extrusion is cleaned thoroughly using a checmical pre-treatment. A process called electrolysis then oxidizes the top layers of metal until a desired thickness is achieved. Anodising creates a touch-friendly, corrosion resistant, dirt repellent finish and helps the profile maintain an "as-new" appearance. We offer a wide variety of different colour and thickness options to suit every need.

Polishing aluminium

Polishing

Mechanical polishing improves surface finish for internal use. It is commonly used where high reflective properties are required for decorative purposes.

If you have a special request for something we haven’t listed here, please contact us.

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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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Contact us via live chat to discuss your extrusion needs

Reach us by phone or email

During our opening hours reach us on UK (+44) 020 3011 2010 or email us any time at hello@bwcgroup.co.uk

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Friday 9am - 4.15pm

 

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