Sapa's extrusion design manual

 Aluminium Design

Did you know that aluminium alloy 6082T6 has a yield strength the same as commonly used mild steels as well as a higher value than stainless steel?

Designing with aluminium is a statement of intent. To produce the highest quality products while exploiting the advantages of a strong, lightweight, durable and design friendly material.

Aluminiumdesign.net is a site dedicated to the advances being made everyday, by the worlds leading product designers, in all fields of design and engineering. In this website you will find examples of cutting edge design with aluminium, examples of aluminium design projects from multi-million pound building developments to the smallest consumer products, and student design projects.

If you would like to submit a project, design or company to feature on this website, please contact us.

If you are designing with aluminium and require technical support or advice, please contact us.

 

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Latest Additions

System 2000

Sapa in new offshore application

A lot of aluminium extrusions from Sapa are used offshore. System 2000 Group in England has just developed an extrusion-based application that protects employees during drilling operations and enables 100 [...]

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ElectroPiston_DirectThrust

A green alternative to air pistons

Sapa Profiles has worked closely with Direct Thrust Designs Ltd to provide the extrusions for a game-changing piston for the automation market. Powered by electricity rather than compressed air, ‘ElectroPiston’ [...]

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