When you’re looking around, you may notice the aluminum profile customization has appeared as a new choice. Many products, especially industrial products, and consumer goods are produced by aluminium extrusion.
That attributes to its unlimited aesthetic possibilities, which means its flexibility and functionality. For example, it’s super flexible and can be extended or squeezed into any shapes. Besides, the weight of the extruded aluminum is just right for helping the object keep stable, durable and easy to be moved. In this way, the extrusion can be multifunctional.
So you may want to know what exactly aluminium extrusions are used for. Here are the introductions.
According to the application, it could be divided into the aluminium extrusion for construction and the aluminium extrusion for the industry.
In the construction industry, aluminium extrusion is widely used because of its intensity, low density, corrosion resistance and design flexibility. Even louver blades and the structural support for roof system need the aluminium extrusion.
Around a half of aluminium extrusions are applied to architecture, such as commercial windows, storefronts, partitions, curtain walls, patented glass, greenhouses, roofs, scaffolding, road facilities and signs, architectural hardware, heating and ventilation and expansion joints, etc. For example, Aluminium extrusions produced by Galuminium can contribute to the sliding window, casement window, awning window, and even aluminium curtain wall.
In general, the aluminium extrusion for construction refers to the one used for manufacturing doors, windows, building curtain wall, indoor and outdoor decoration and building structure. The alloys it adopts are mainly 6063 and a little bit 6061. The alloy O, T5, T6 in China are mostly required to be anodized and be made other surface treatments. Besides, aluminium extrusion can be applied to automated industry, such as the automated motion in the production line and the whole manufacturing industry.
They are firm and light enough so that they could be efficiently processed manually and even form different kinds of configurations.
Besides the traditional automated applications, the structural aluminium extrusion is used to lose weight. And they are more frequently used for shaping the frame of end-use consumer product, like the automobile and the products used in LEED construction projects.
Aluminium extrusion for industry stands for all the extruded aluminum except those for construction. It includes several thousand alloys with store logo which are 1xxx to 8xxx. And it also has several hundred states like O, H, T4, T5, T6. T7, T8, etc.
According to the section form, it can be classified into pipe, bar, strip, profile and steel wire, referring to rivet wire and welding wire but not including conductive wire.
Various alloys with store logo can be applied to different areas. Aluminium extrusion and pipe 6005 can be applied to the alloy structure which has a higher intensity than 6063, such as ladder, TV antenna and so on. 6009 is mainly used for carboard, and 6010 is suitable for making car body.
Aside from that, 6061 is appropriate for applications in various industrial structures which requires certain strength, weldability and high corrosion resistance. For instance, it can manufacture trucks, towers, ships, trams, furniture and mechanical parts. It can also be helpful for precision machining.
6063 is suitable for both industrial and architectural aluminium extrusion, which is used for furniture, fence, irrigation pipe and shelf for a car.
Galuminium’s aluminium extrusion can speak for that. Its anodized aluminum is right for irrigation pipes and auto parts.
If it’s 6066, it’s for forgings and welded structural extrusion materials. And 6070 is for heavy-duty welded construction as well as material and pipe extrusion in the automotive industry. Besides, 6101 can manufacture high-strength steel bars of public buses, electrical conductors and cooling equipment, etc.
Aluminium extrusion is such a useful tool so that now you could see that aluminium extrusions are almost everywhere in construction and industry. It’s literally the necessity in the manufacturing industry. Find out more by visiting http://www.gdgal.com/.