When builders, project managers, and designers search for materials that will allow them to create sustainable, eco-friendly products, parts, and components, one of the most beneficial metals to consider is aluminum. While raw aluminum, which is found in the earth in the form of bauxite, requires refining in order to achieve the aluminum ingot that is used to create aluminum extrusion solutions, recycled aluminum requires only five percent of the energy used to make new aluminum. The good news is that aluminum is the most recycled metal on the planet and the majority of aluminum ever created is still in use in some way, shape, or form today. Our one stop shop fabrication and extrusion facility in New England can help you take advantage of all the benefits of aluminum products through the use of custom extrusion dies and professional services, including custom finishing.
100 Perfect Efficient Recycling
Aluminum scrap can be recycled over and over again without losing any of its inherent properties. That is what is meant by the phrase 100 percent efficiency. None of the natural qualities of aluminum, which is what makes it so attractive to so many different industries, are lost during the recycling process. Silver City Aluminum purchases aluminum billet from several different suppliers that is made of 99.9 percent recyclable aluminum. We utilize aluminum alloys in the 6000-series, including 6063, 6005, and 6463. Our Engineering page has information about the shapes and sizes of custom aluminum designs that we can achieve, as well as data about standard aluminum tolerances and tips on how to avoid surface defects and minimize corrosion through better design.
Businesses that are looking to reduce their CO2 gas emissions and lower their impact on the local environment can benefit greatly from using aluminum for their manufacturing needs. Through the use of recyclable aluminum materials, we are able to help our customers achieve their goals to become more environmentally friendly. We are proud of the contributions that our engineering and design team has been able to make to the many different industries that we serve. Finding new ways to use custom extrusion dies to minimize waste, streamline manufacturing, and meet global sustainability challenges is something that we will continue to work on with our customers in the future.
Small Aluminum Profiles
When it comes to designing aluminum extrusion solutions for your business, the sky is truly the limit. Small aluminum profiles, known in the industry as micro-application extrusions, can be used to create affordable production solutions for products and applications with small diameters, tight tolerances, and dimensions that would not be possible with other types of manufacturing. Large and short-run manufacturing of custom extrusions can be provided, as well as other services at our one stop shop fabrication facility. Surface treatments, including powder-coating and anodizing, can also be used to enhance the finished product.
Some of the industries that we serve with our specialized, custom aluminum extrusion solutions include medical and laboratory, electrical engineering, automotive, aerospace, LED lighting, furniture, marine, and other advanced industries. Smaller profiles can be the perfect choice for applications that require unique details and specialized parts that take advantage of the inherent qualities of aluminum. Small profiles are even more friendly to the environment, helping to reduce the use of raw materials and significantly decrease the overall weight of the finished project. Less weight translates to less energy consumption for transportation, simpler assembly, and – in the case of transportation industries – improved fuel economy.
One Stop Shop Fabrication in MA
Our Southeastern Massachusetts facility features a top of the line extrusion system with fully integrated and automated components for maximum efficiency and consistency. Through the advancement of PLC control technology, we are able to communicate with our machines via the Internet from any location in the world. This helps our team to see how the machines are functioning and view essential data, including the rate of speed, extrusion recipe, and all other variables to ensure dependable quality control. To learn more about Silver City Aluminum and the aluminum extrusion solutions and services we provide, contact our team directly by calling 508-542-7200 and speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable customer service agents.