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Corrosion Resistance of Aluminum Alloy Families

Corrosion resistance is one of the foremost benefits of aluminum, as evidenced by its tremendous popularity among manufacturers and product designers.   It’s important to recognize that each family of aluminum alloys offers varying degrees of corrosion protection. Aluminum, despite only … Read More

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Common Alloy Aluminum Grades

Aluminum and its many alloys have transformed the way we build, move, and communicate.  It’s nearly impossible to name an industry that hasn’t been impacted in the past century by the introduction of aluminum alloys. There is a certain paradox … Read More

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The Differences Between Extruded Aluminum Bar and Cold Finished Aluminum Bar

The Differences Between Extruded Aluminum Bar and Cold Finished Aluminum Bar Although they are often produced as the same grade of material, there are many differences between extruded aluminum bar and cold finished aluminum bar.  Both share the major benefits … Read More

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Aluminum Metal Storage Tanks For Special Refined Chemicals

When you think of aluminum, the first thing that comes to mind is probably not chemical storage tanks.  The beauty of aluminum is that it is so versatile that there are countless applications most people are unaware of.  While we … Read More

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Aluminum Uses In Transportation

Aluminum is an amazing metal, one that has had a transformative effect on just about every industry in our global economy. This is especially true of transportation; if you’re using a vehicle to get from one place to another aluminum … Read More

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Aluminum Uses In The Medical Field

The medical and health care industries have been getting a lot of attention recently, and for good reason. With everything that’s going on in the world, it’s more important than ever to have an efficient, reliable and affordable supply chain … Read More

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Aluminum Applications in the Medical Industry

Aluminum is an amazing material that has impacted nearly every major industry over the past century. That includes the medical industry and the many devices that are transforming healthcare as we know it. Thanks to aluminum, people all over the … Read More

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Aluminum Alloys In Racing

Aluminum has been transformative for too many industries to name, but one that people don’t often consider is automobile racing. This may be because if fans of auto racing are asked about what materials are most important to their sport, … Read More

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What Every Manufacturer Needs To Know About Forming Aluminum

Aluminum is rightly celebrated for its amazing diversity and formability. In fact, it’s hard to think about an industry that hasn’t been profoundly changed by the introduction of aluminum in the past 100 years. Nearly every part of our daily … Read More

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What You Need To Know Before Fabricating Aluminum

If you work with metal on a regular basis you probably have some experience with fabrication.  You also know that different types of metal can respond to fabrication methods in very unique ways, and that the processes suitable for aluminum … Read More

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Coil Processing and Leveling For Sheets

Manufacturers know that optimizing the production process goes much deeper than just choosing the right alloy. While extremely important, a lot more goes into developing a product that is both high quality and cost competitive. How you work with your … Read More

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What You Need To Know About Shearing for Aluminum Sheets and Plates

Manufacturers have a lot of options when it comes to working with aluminum. One of the most common processes is shearing, and it is used in a variety of industries. When you are making decisions about your manufacturing operations, shearing … Read More

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Cryogenic Forming of Aluminum

The last century has seen huge developments in the use of aluminum across nearly every industry.  Because of aluminum’s light weight, tremendous strength, and formability, the material has become indispensable for many manufacturers, designers, and architects. And with the advent … Read More

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Which Aluminum Alloy Bends Best?

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“Which aluminum alloy bends the best?” is a a common question customers want the answer to. In this post, we’ll explain it to you. Background In high purity forms, aluminum is soft and ductile. Bending is a delicate and demanding … Read More

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How Different Alloys Were Developed

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An alloy is a mixture of at least two or more metallic elements, usually made for the purpose of creating a new product which has greater strength and/or corrosion resistance. In this post, we’ll share how different alloys were developed. … Read More

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2000 SERIES Alpase metals 2000 series size capabilities Grade Duramold 2 Metals Size Capabilities Alpase M1 Data Sheet Grade M1 size capabilities Grade 2024 – Text data sheet Grade Duramold 2 Data Sheet Grade Duramold-2 Welding Data Grade M1 – … Read More