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Extrusion Design

Aluminum Extrusion Design Basics

The aluminum extrusions pictured have just come from the press, and are starting their transformation from extruded lineals into finished components ready to be assembled into an end product.

In this section, you'll find:

You'll also find information about the variety of resource materials that AEC has available for the academic community.

Sample photo of extrusion design process

Image: Futura Industries

Aluminum Extrusion Manual

Be sure to download the Aluminum Extrusion Manual for offline reference of aluminum extrusion design tips, alloys, tolerances, dies and more. When you're ready to move forward with a new extruded component, contact an AEC member extruder for assistance with specific details.

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ALMAG Aluminum - Lightweight Aluminum Extrusions