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6061 Aluminum VS. 5052

With so many excellent and versatile aluminum alloys on the market to choose from, manufacturers have to be very careful in making their selections. Now more than ever, the need to match the right alloy to the right application is … Read More

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5052 Aluminum Sheet

Designed for use in trailers, aircraft fuel tanks, storm shutters, refrigerator liners, and pressure vessels.

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5052 Aluminum Plate

Designed for use in trailers, aircraft fuel tanks, storm shutters, refrigerator liners, and pressure vessels.

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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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Military Applications for Aluminum

When discussing aluminum and how it has impacted the United States military, it is hard to know where to begin. Since aluminum first became commercially viable in the early 20th century, it has been used by the military in a … Read More

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Even The Wright Brothers Used Aluminum!

Aluminum has been instrumental in transforming any number of industries. This amazing metal has positively impacted sectors such as automotive, food and beverage, medical supplies, architecture, consumer electronics and more. There may not be any industry more closely identified with … Read More

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Why Aluminum Is A Great Choice for Lightweight Metal Boats

Aluminum is an amazing material that can be found in almost every industry, but because of its lightweight and durability it is especially well suited for marine applications; boats in particular. There is an entire class of boats specifically made … 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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Aluminum Uses in Aircraft

Aluminum is an amazing metal that has transformed many different industries over the past one hundred years. Nowhere is this probably more true than the aircraft industry. Due to aluminum’s advantages over other metals, including its light weight and incredible … 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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Aluminum Uses in Road Barriers and Signs

We see them everywhere, but how often do we actually think about them?  Unless you are a manufacturer who’s actually involved with creating the signs and road barriers that line our roads and highways, it’s unlikely that you spend much … 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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Uses for Aluminum Alloys in Boats

The first thoughts many people have when they think about the industrial uses of aluminum alloys are often beverage cans or aircraft, two important examples of how aluminum has transformed modern industries. But while boats may not be among the … Read More

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Aluminum Uses In Trains

Riding the rails isn’t as popular as it was 100 years ago, but trains still play a crucial role in a number of industries, including transportation, manufacturing, and logistics. Trains have come a long way from their steam and iron … Read More

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Aluminum Uses In Architecture

Aluminum has been a popular material for architects for close to a century, prized for its versatility and strength. Its history as a building material is an interesting look at how a metal that was barely understood quickly revolutionized not … Read More

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Which Aluminum Alloy Bends Best?

bending aluminum

“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

6061 Aluminum Square

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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3003 Aluminum Coil

Designed for sheet metal work, fuel tanks, and other applications that require a slightly higher strength than 1100 series aluminum.

Please note that we do not regularly stock bronze products, but we are still able to ship within 5-7 days.

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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

3003 Aluminum Sheet

Designed for sheet metal work, fuel tanks, and other applications that require a slightly higher strength than 1100 series aluminum.

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6063 Aluminum Square Tube

aluminum Square Tube

Molds for blow forming and injection molding for the plastic processing industry

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6063 Aluminum Flat Bar

Molds for blow forming and injection molding for the plastic processing industry

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6063 Aluminum Channel

The 6063 aluminum channel is an alloy that is popularly used in the commercial and architectural industries. It is widely used because of its resistance to corrosion, great strength, extrudability, cost effectiveness, weldability, the appearance of its surface and formability. … Read More

6063 Aluminum Angle

The 6063 aluminum angle is an alloy that is particularly used for commercial applications. Some of the characteristics that make it a popular choice are its strength, cost effectiveness, resistance to corrosion, excellent weldability, great formability and extrudability. Its finishing … Read More