Aluminum Extrusions North America
Hydro Extrusion specializes in custom aluminum extrusions. Our facilities are certified to ISO 9001:2008 and feature in-house die-making facilities. We design and manufacture tooling using the latest technology and CAD/CAM design, and offer in-house testing capability to ensure superior quality. Our skilled staff of metallurgists and engineering, manufacturing, design and marketing specialists can provide every service to create the products you need.
Hydro Extrusion provides custom solutions to the aluminum bridge decking, automotive, commercial transportation and distribution industries, as well as the mass transit and solar and renewable energy markets. A nationwide network of production and supply facilities enables us to produce an exceptional selection of extruded aluminum shapes, sizes, alloys and tempers, utilizing both direct and indirect extrusion methods.
Our extrusion operations and fabrication facilities are fully integrated, so you can run 100% usable net weight parts directly into a production line. We offer complete capabilities in CNC machining centers, precision cutting, punching, bending, forming, deburring, beveling/chamfering and welding, and painting or anodizing.
Hydro is the North American leader in the superior design and manufacture of aluminum heat sinks for the lighting, power, telecommunications, automotive, medical, military and electronics industry, offering the most complex and wide ranging heat sink selection on the market. From our facilities on both coasts, we provide fin ratios up to 19:1.
Our ACCU-LINE™ line of aluminum extruded rod, bar and hex products is highly sought after by elite machine shops everywhere and is the best and most complete line on the market. The extraordinary uniform grain structure in 6061 rod and bar provides for outstanding precision machining. Tolerances for size, flatness, straightness and twist are 1/2 or closer than standard extruded tolerances with improved surface appearance and enhanced results from anodizing. ACC-U-LINE™ is also available in 6082, 6042 and 6262 free machining alloys.
Our line of structural and seamless tubing products includes:
- Seamless pipe and tube up to 15.375" OD
- Seamless mechanical tube up to 12" OD
- Square and rectangular tube up to 11.5" circle size
- Structural pipe and tube to 8.625" OD
- Thin wall superior quality and construction tube
- Structural and seamless custom hollow shapes
- Mine and irrigation pipe with Victaulic groove option
- Electrical bus conductor pipe and tube
Hydro offers support in the customers' development processes. Ideally we involve our technical resources as early as possible in order to maximize the value for customers. Our thermal engineering team, for example, provides research, design and development of both thermal and aluminum extrusion needs. We offer the latest software, testing and prototyping capabilities to assist in designing the most thermal and cost effective product.
As a global company, Hydro provides technical and production services to customers throughout the world from facilities across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. This global footprint gives us an extraordinary ability to support the product needs of the largest worldwide businesses. Since we cast our own material, we can also offer more than 10 different standard alloys or design a specific alloy to meet your needs.
Whether you need to transform an existing steel part into high-quality aluminum or start from scratch, Hydro specialists have the design expertise to create cost reducing, corrosion resistant, sustainable, lightweight products. Use our expertise to improve your product design and assist you with custom aluminum extrusions for your unique applications.