Architectural Aluminum Extrusion: Custom Profiles for Industry

Architectural Aluminum Profiles

There are certain situations where standard rod and bar aluminum will do, but when you require custom solutions in architectural aluminum extrusion, it’s time to design custom extrusion dies. While it might seem that custom work would cost more, it can actually save manufacturers in a lot of different ways. Custom profiles can help to […] Read more »

6000-Series Aluminum Alloys & Benefits of Aluminum Products

6000-series aluminum alloy for extrusion

When it comes to industrial applications, it is very rare for pure aluminum to be used, especially when it comes to standard and custom aluminum extrusion. Aluminum is typically alloyed with other metals, which are used to enhance the natural benefits of aluminum products. The additives that are used to create the alloys will depend […] Read more »

Sustainable Aluminum Extrusions for Home Improvement Industry

Sustainable Aluminum Extrusions

As more architects, builders, and contractors strive to meet client demands for sustainability, one material stands out from the crowd. The most abundant mineral in the earth’s crust, aluminum is derived from bauxite, which is mined in several different parts of the world. Custom aluminum extrusion utilizes proven aluminum alloys to create many different parts, […] Read more »

Marine Industry Aluminum Extrusions and Surface Treatments

Marine Industry Aluminum Extrusion

There are many different ways that architects, designers, developers, and builders use extrusion solutions for marine industry solutions. Standard and custom aluminum extrusions can be created to provide strength while reducing weight compared to products made using other metal materials. Aluminum surface treatments can enhance the natural anti-corrosive benefits associated with using marine industry aluminum. […] Read more »

The Benefits of Designing Custom Extrusion Dies for Industry

Custom Aluminum Extrusion

There are already so many advantages associated with choosing aluminum as the material for your industry’s parts, components, and products, but could there be more? When you design custom extrusion dies to create unique solutions, you gain a whole new set of benefits that are not possible with other metals. Custom design can be used […] Read more »

Pick the Best Aluminum Coating Solutions for Custom Extrusion

Aluminum Coating Solutions

Compared to other metals used across different industries around the world, when you extrude aluminum alloys to create parts, components, and products, they rarely need any special type of finishing. The reason for this is that the surface quality and appearance of aluminum industry solutions is naturally very appealing. In fact, aluminum even has a […] Read more »

Top Extrusion Solutions for Automotive Industry Fuel Economy

Aluminum Automotive Industry Fuel Economy

In recent years, the automotive industry has turned to the aluminum extrusion industry to create cost-effective, safe, effective, and fuel-efficient alternatives to heavier materials like steel. As more automotive companies look for solutions that will help them to increase fuel economy, reduce carbon emissions, and lower manufacturing costs, many are placing their focus on aluminum. […] Read more »

Advantages & Benefits of Extruded Aluminum Surface Treatments

Aluminum Surface Treatments

Finishes and other aluminum surface treatments aren’t always just for show. While there are some parts and components that we manufacture for clients that require a bit of polish and aesthetic appeal, other customers choose to add finishing solutions for other reasons. Custom aluminum extrusions can be designed to help reduce corrosion even more than […] Read more »

How to Create an Original Profile: Custom Aluminum Extrusion

Original Profile Design

When it comes to extrusion and fabrication of aluminum, there are unlimited options available to manufacturers who need parts, products, and components that will fit and perform according to specifications. Original extruded aluminum profiles can be designed and created to meet any number of requirements, but it pays to work with a service that has […] Read more »

Beyond Rod & Bar Aluminum: What’s Standard Aluminum Extrusion?

Custom Aluminum Extrusion

We talk a lot about the custom aluminum profiles that we create with our clients here at Silver City Aluminum, but we also produce a wide range of standard aluminum extrusions as well. There are many different industries that use parts and products made by a standard extrusion die. From hollow aluminum tubes to the […] Read more »