Aluminum Extrusion Design Resources
Looking for information on aluminum extrusion design and manufacturing?
Our resource library offers several free informative guides, technical data sheets, and helpful information for you to download and use. Click on a resource below for more information.
Aluminum Extrusion Design: 7 Decisions that Increase Your Die Tooling Costs
Detailed guide addresses seven factors that impact the cost of an extrusion die and offers tips to save time and money.
Aluminum Extrusion Design: 6 Mistakes Designers Make & How to Avoid Them
Save time and money by avoiding these six common design issues aluminum extrusion manufacturers see on new profile designs.
5 Ways to Reduce Your Manufactured Product Costs
Insights on five effective ways product manufacturers can reduce costs and improve their bottom lines.
3 Toughest LED Lighting Design Challenges Solved Using Aluminum Extrusions
Read how aluminum extrusions can help LED lighting designers & manufacturers build more reliable, efficient & cost effective fixtures.
Should YOU Manufacturer Your Product? 5 Questions to Ask
Five helpful questions to help you determine whether manufacturing in-house or outsourcing makes sense for your business.
AEC Aluminum Extrusion Manual v4.2
Comprehensive 146-page guide includes design advice and details on alloys, finishings and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Video: 7 Design Decisions That Increase Your Aluminum Extrusion Die Tooling Costs
Based on our popular guide of the same name, this 14-minute video reviews the key decisions that can dramatically impact die tooling costs and lead times.
Webinar: 6 Mistakes Designers Make When Designing Aluminum Extrusions & How to Avoid Them
Vitex’s Eric Becker provides a deep dive into six common design issues aluminum extrusion manufacturers see on new profile designs and what designers can do to avoid them.
Comprehensive Aluminum Extrusion Temper Guide
When considering the use of extruded aluminum, designers should be familiar with aluminum alloys and tempers. Here is a complete list of tempers.