Processing technologies

This is where you will find detailed information about the diverse techniques available at all stages of aluminium processing – from the extraction of aluminium to the machining of aluminium parts and including the production of semi-finished products.

Primary and secondary products

Find extensive information about the processes used to extract aluminium and the remelting process.

Granules, grit, powder and foam

This is where you will find everything that is worth knowing about the manufacture and fields of application of the most important aluminium by-products.

Extrusion

Find out more about the different methods of extrusion and details of the processes.

Aluminium profiles

You want to know more about the design and installation of aluminium profiles? This is where you will find relevant information.

Forging

This is where you will find information about aluminium forging as well as the surface finish and further processing of forgings.

Rolling

How is aluminium strip and foil produced? You will find the answer to this question in this section.

Casting

Find out more about the wide range of processes for producing aluminium castings.

Thixoforming

Here you will find information about the many possibilities and process technologies for the processing of aluminium in a thixotropic state.

Impact extrusion

Find out how aluminium shaped parts are made using the impact extrusion process and what technologies are available.

Sheet forming

Here you will find information about the forming of aluminium sheet.

Joining

Would you like to know what processes are available for joining aluminium parts together or with other materials? You will find the answer in this section.

Machining

Here you will find information about the machining of aluminium parts and the tools used.