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Scientific support when you need it

We can offer you faster and better application development support than you can receive anywhere else in the aluminium extrusion industry.

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Aluminium design expertise

Whether you need to transform an existing steel part into high-quality aluminium, or start fresh from the drawing board, we have the knowledge and design expertise to create cost-reducing, corrosion-resistant, sustainable, lightweight products.

As a customer, you have access to the knowledge of our team of metallurgists, chemists, metallographers, physicists, designers, mechanical engineers and technicians – all specialists in aluminium.

Our team of application engineers will work with you to identify the best solution available.

Research and development

Our innovation and technology initiatives stimulate and take an active part in business development and technical development of products and processes throughout all of Hydro, covering:

  • Improvement of existing products and processes
  • Technical service and troubleshooting
  • Enabling technologies, innovation and intellectual property

Prototyping

We offer you a one-stop shop for the prototyping of aluminium products. By combining our expert engineering and design guidance with prototyping capabilities, we can shorten your development cycle and improve your product design process with an aluminium prototype.

R&D analysis

We also offer research and analysis capabilities. We apply advanced computer simulations to discover the best design option, which reduces costs and lead times in the development process.