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|Library-July 2013 Solar Webinar|
Creating cost effective solar installations with aluminum extrusionExtruded aluminum components and assemblies find wide applicability in solar energy. For PV, CSP and CPV racking and mounting systems, heat sinks, and other applications, extrusions offer superb design flexibility, a high level of cost-saving functionality, and compelling environmental attributes, which is why they are prominent in standard, off-the shelf systems. Yet extrusions' almost limitless design possibilities and relatively quick and inexpensive tooling costs also make them ideal for custom solutions. At the same time, extrusions' flexibility presents unique challenges for those used to designing with alternative materials.
Join the Aluminum Extruders Council for this one-hour webinar hosted by Solar Power World, which addresses the attributes of extruded aluminum that make it a material of choice for solar system engineers. The webinar then focuses on the practicalities of extrusion design including:
In addition, the sustainability aspects of extrusions, and their comparative economics are discussed.
This webinar is aimed at the designer/engineer with only a passing familiarity with extrusions.