Aluminium Extrusions Articles

16. Stretch Forming and Bending of Aluminium Extrusions

Stretch Forming of Aluminium Extrusions is the most accurate, repeatable and quickest of the forming processes. There are a number of benefits to this process, in particular greater control of accuracy achieving closer tolerance, better shape control and surface quality than rolled or drawn parts.........
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15. The Use of Aluminium & Aluminium Extrusions in Medical Applications

Aluminium and Aluminium Extrusions with their unique combination of properties, make them a natural partner for the medical industry. Their use has grown over many years thanks to qualities such as ductility, strength, durability, and lightness. When used for medical applications, aluminium offers the designer the optimum design flexibility........
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14. The Use of Aluminium & Aluminium Extrusions in Domestic Appliances

An obvious choice for designers of domestic appliances, cookware and utensils is aluminium with its unique properties, making it a natural choice for the domestic sector. In an industry associated with constant innovation and revamping, the versatility of aluminium extrusions not only provides efficient manufacturing, but also offers a solution that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional.......
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13. Using Aluminium Extrusions in Vehicle Applications

Engineers in the automotive industry are under pressure from demands for lower weight, corrosion resistant materials and manufacturing components in large quantities to high quality. Aluminium extrusion manufacturers such as ABL Components Ltd are continually reviewing their processes and products to offer improved automotive engineering solutions.......
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12. The Use of Aluminium Extrusions in Racking Applications

Aluminium extrusion racking and is all around us. There are the obvious applications such as car roof racks and shop display racks but this material makes it an ideal choice for rack designers in a range of industries such as aerospace, sports equipment, electronic equipment and construction equipment......
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11. The Use of Aluminium Extrusions in Lighting Applications

Street lamps are a worldwide feature located on all important roads and are often manufactured from aluminium extrusions. Street lamps made from aluminium extrusions – it’s an obvious choice, due not just to the ease of manufacture but also to the native qualities of aluminium.....
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10. The Use of Passive and Forced Air Heatsink Cooling to Dissipate Heat from Electronic Components

When it comes to keeping electronic components cool heatsinks are a must. Electronic designers have to increasingly rely on heatsinks as, CPUs for example, continue to increase in power and therefore have more heat to dissipate.....
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9. The Use of Aluminium Extrusions in Sports Equipment

At the highest professional level, sports are a highly competitive occupation with high prize money depending upon fractions of a second or tenths of a centimetre. ...
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8. The Use of Aluminium Extrusions in Shop Fittings

Shop layout designers and shop fitting companies are constantly reviewing the materials they specify and use to ensure sales are maximised for their clients. The shop’s overall appearance and its relationship to sales success is a key feature in 21st century shopping...
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7. Why Specify Architectural Aluminium Flooring for Decking, Stairs, Walkways and Balconies?

The growth of aluminium flooring systems in hospitals, shopping centres, sports arenas, food processing plants, petrochemical plants, theatrical studios, and power generation plant is to be expected given the advantages listed...
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6. How Much Aluminium is there in your Building?

Modern Buildings contain aluminium in some form or other, not just in their construction but also in the furniture, utensils and appliances. Most houses are built with brick but wander along your high street or city arcade and there you will find buildings clad in decorative aluminium and windows and doors made with aluminium extrusions or extruded aluminium profiles...
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5. Why Choose Aluminium for Architectural Walkways? (Flooring, Decking and Planking)

Have you ever considered what your walkway, bridge deck or steps are constructed of? The most common answer is, of course, aluminium and it will be an aluminium extrusion section or profile. The growth of aluminium walkway systems in food processing plants, petrochemical plants, theatrical studios, hospitals, shopping centres, sports arenas and power generation plant is...
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4. Keeping Electronics Temperatures Down and Performance Up

Today’s Electronics Design Engineers are faced with the challenges of miniaturisation and also increasing performance demands. The issue with both of these is, as it always was, heat dissipation. All electronic devices would be able to run faster if it wasn’t for the heat they need to dissipate...
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3. Aluminium Extrusions in Office Furniture and Modular Systems

Buyers of office furniture today look for furniture, partitions and fittings that are stylish, adaptable and light whilst also durable and tough. These desires determine which products become the most popular and therefore translate back to designers...
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2. Making use of Aluminium Extrusions in Architecture

Today’s Architects and Civil Engineering Designers demand materials that are light, strong and corrosion resistant. They have vision, creativity and seek the materials to meet the ever exacting structural, thermal, aesthetic and acoustic challenges of the 21st century...
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1. ABL Components Supply Aluminium Extrusions for Automotive Applications

The demand for better fuel economy and therefore lighter vehicles, lower emissions, increased crash safety and even better vehicle dynamics is driving the demand for aluminium extrusions throughout the vehicle industry...
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