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If you’ve ever pushed Play Doh through a press to create shapes, then you’ve got the basic principle behind aluminum extrusion. Through the process of extrusion, manufacturers can create cross-sectional objects, or “profiles.” To produce these profiles, raw aluminum is pushed through a tool called a “die” at temperatures of up to 900° F.
Futura’s aluminum extrusion capabilities focus on 6000 series soft aluminum alloys, which are noted for being lightweight yet strong—as well as economical and recyclable. Find out more about the benefits of using aluminum.
Welcome to the complex world of aluminum extrusions. We’ve compiled a list of terms that will help you better understand the industry lingo—and the manufacturing process.