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Aluminum Extrusions Shapes Provide Many Options

Aluminum is one of the most versatile materials used in industry today. It can be alloyed and tempered to provide a number of important properties and drawn into a large variety of aluminum extrusion shapes. Here is more about this interesting metal and the many shapes you may find.

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8 Reasons to Use Aluminum Tubing for Your Project

Tubing is used in many kinds of projects today and you have a wide range of metal choices when it comes to materials. For example, you could go with brass, copper or steel tubing and tubing connectors. However, aluminum provides a wide range of benefits and here are 8 good reasons to trust aluminum for the job.

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Secure It With Panel-Clips

The commercial remodeling industry continues to benefit from improvements in construction materials. In particular aluminum panel-clips give clients the option to customize walls and ceilings at a fraction of the time and cost compared to traditional methods. Hanging drywall, fabricating walls, ceiling framework and hanging acoustic wall panels are easier than ever with aluminum panel-clips. There are so many commercial applications for this mounting assembly which delivers durable solutions thanks to aluminum.

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7075 Aluminum—Still the King of Aerospace Manufacturing

The earliest flight machines were made primarily of wood and canvas, but much has changed since the Wright brothers’ plane, powered by a twelve horsepower engine with a thirty pound modified aluminum block, successfully marked the beginning of a new era in 1903. It didn’t take long until aluminum replaced wood as the preferred engineering material in the nascent airplane manufacturing industry, and even as modern-day composites continue to grow in popularity, today’s aircraft manufacturers still recognize aluminum—particularly 7075 aluminum—as the structural “king” of the aerospace industry.

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