Article - 1 May 2008
Finishes for aluminium are designed to either preserve an existing surface or promote a new one which is visually or functionally more desirable. This article covers mechanical finishes, chemical...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 6063/6063A is a medium strength alloy commonly referred to as an architectural alloy. It is normally used in intricate extrusions. The properties, applications and fabrication details...
Article - 18 Apr 2005
Aluminium alloy 1050 is a popular grade of aluminium for general sheet metal work where moderate strength is required. 1050 is known for its excellent corrosion resistance, high ductility and highly...
Article - 25 Apr 2001
Aluminium and its alloys are truly versatile engineering materials. It is used in industries such as electrical, packaging, transport, building and architecture, gas cylinders, machined components,...
News - 22 Sep 2010
Atrium Companies Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of residential vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors in North America, today announced the launch of the Series 120, a complete line of...
News - 25 Jul 2008
ExxonMobil Chemical’s Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) 8291-85TL bonds directly to metal to simplify weatherseal fabrication. This grade is suitable for virtually any automotive...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Vinyl windows are used in many residential and light commercial applications. They are similar to aluminium windows, using an extruded frame around a glass pane.