An Introduction to Aluminum Extrusion and Profiles

The aluminum extrusion (also known by ‘aluminum frames’) forming process is a bulk plastic deformation process. First, a billet of aluminum is preheated to a specified temperature that is still comfortably below the material melting point in order to facilitate ...

VIDEO: IN Motion – Safety Containment Frame

In many production facilities, a product is subject to machining and treating processes which could be dangerous to an operator without proper protective measures. Our newest video in the IN Motion Series, takes a look at one way to ensure a ...

DIY Project Using Aluminum Extrusions

Despite being available for around thirty years, structural aluminum extrusions have only recently been gaining widespread popularity. The main draw to using these shapes is the easy customization and connectivity that the system offers. Joining various shapes and configurations usually ...

Summer Fun DIY Project

Maybe we’re biased, but we believe that MISUMI has the BEST community of DIYers in the industry! Our recent Build. Brag. Win. Contest for the Do-It-Yourselfers was a great hit! We received almost 30 submissions from communities such as www.Fabric8r.com ...