Extrusion Academy

Easy to understand guides about the design, processing, fabrication and finishing of aluminium and plastic extrusions.

Why aluminium extrusion suppliers require a minimum order quantity

For small volume buyers or those buying lightweight profiles, the minimum order quantities (MOQ)...

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Aluminium Extrusion Design: Best Practices

Gain the knowledge required to design aluminium extrusions by using this list of key...

Understanding Extrusions: What You Need to Know

The process explained

Extrusion is a technique where heated materials such as aluminium are...

Aluminium Surface Treatments Guide

There are multiple reasons as to why you would need to apply aluminium surface treatments to...

Aluminium Extrusion Tolerances

Behind every product is a design, a design which shows how it needs to be made and how it’s...

SOLIDWORKS Productivity Hacks

Since its release in 1995 SOLIDWORKS has been one of the industry leading pieces of software for...

Aluminium Design Tips & Considerations

Aluminium extrusion is an industrial forming process that is used to produce long profiles of a...