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The aluminium extrusion Design Manual

The Design Manual is a valuable resource for anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge of designing with aluminum extrusion profiles.

Hydro's Design Manual 2021

Back in 1980, then by Sapa, the first edition of this manual was published. Since then, hundreds of designers, engineers and technical advisors have used all the information from in the manual in their day to day work.

About the manual

This book contains the latest insights on aluminum and extrusion technology, including design advice, choosing the right alloys, as well as everything on surface treatments and tolerances, corrosion, joints, machining, strength calculations and much more.

The book is available in English, Dutch and German. We only ship to addresses in the Benelux and Germany. If you live outside these countries, please contact your local Hydro office to request the manual.