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NEW! Automotive Joining Manual
A comprehensive 280 + page manual, providing technical details on joining aluminum automotive components is now available. An effort of the Aluminum Association, the European Aluminium Association and the AEC, the manual covers welding, adhesive and mechanical joining technologies. 
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  EPD for Aluminum Extrusions
Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) have been called "Environmental Nutrition Labels" for materials and products, describing the potential environmental impact of a product through its life cycle. AEC is currently developing an EPD covering aluminum extrusion produced in the U.S. and Canada. It will be the most comprehensive assessment of extrusion’s environmental footprint.
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How it's Made: Transforming Aluminum into Products
Ever wonder how aluminum is made? Get the highlights on aluminum's journey from bauxite, through production, use and recycling here.

And get the full story on how aluminum is transformed through the extrusion process here.

About AEC: The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is an international trade association dedicated to advancing the effective use of aluminum extrusion in North America. AEC is committed to bringing comprehensive information about extrusion's characteristics, applications, environmental benefits, design and technology to users, product designers, engineers and the academic community. Further, AEC is focused on enhancing the ability of its members to meet the emerging demands of the market through sharing knowledge and best practices.

     

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7/20/2016
Webinar: ASTM B221/B221M Compliance for 6XXX Aluminum Extruders

7/27/2016
Webinar: 2015 Aluminum Design Manual

9/7/2016 » 9/9/2016
CONSTRUCT (AEC is participating)

9/12/2016 » 9/15/2016
Solar Power International (AEC is participating)

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