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Hydro's Design Manual

An invaluable guide for anyone who wants to improve his or her understanding of design with aluminium profiles.


About the Design Manual

The manual covers all facets of aluminium profiles and the most recent insights into aluminium and its extrusion process, such as draft opinions, choosing the right alloy and everything about surface treatment, tolerances, corrosion, joints, mechanical treatment and much more.

Success with aluminium profiles

  • Aluminum has a number of advantageous properties and can be recycled with low energy consumption and minimal environmental impact.
  • Profiles can be shapes into almost any form required.
  • Hydro, in collaboration with its customers, develops components and end products that meet high standards of quality, design, energy efficiency and environmental responsibility.

That's exactly what this book is about.