Custom Aluminum Extrusions in Maryland
Hydro Extrusion is the leading manufacturer of standard and custom aluminum extrusions throughout North America. Utilizing both 6xxx series aluminum alloys and proprietary alloys in the 1000, 2000, 3000, and 5000 series, as well as standard and special tempers, we can satisfy your most complex size and shape requirements.
Hydro provides custom solutions to the aluminum bridge decking, automotive, transportation, and distribution industries, as well as the mass transit and solar and renewable energy markets. Our 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.
As part of the world’s largest aluminum company, we provide technical and production services to customers around the world from nearly 100 facilities across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. This global footprint gives us an extraordinary ability to support the product needs of the world’s largest 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 unique needs.
Our regional facilities in Cressona, PA, and Mountain Top, PA, are ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001 and ISO TS16949 certified, and produce a wide range of custom extrusions. These plants offer 16 direct and indirect presses ranging from 1,000 tons (5”) to 6,000 tons (21”), a state-of-the-art 14” indirect press for rod and bar production, impressive fabricating capabilities, and a full-service quality assurance lab.
There are a number of advantages to completing the custom extrusion process in one location from start to finish, such as:
- Enhanced customization.
Dies and formulas can be easily changed to create a remarkable range of customization from start to finish.
- Reduced production costs.
When all factory processes are done under one roof, customers are able to enjoy significant savings.
- Higher quality control.
Any problems can be addressed at their source.
- Faster processing times.
Orders can be competed quickly when parts do not have to be outsourced for painting, punching, drilling, polishing, welding or CNC machining.
- Custom Aluminum Finishing
Hydro's high-speed conveyor system for electrostatic paint application can handle projects up to 29 feet in length. As a licensed applicator for all major paint manufacturers, we offer the greatest selection of premier coatings and colors. Our painting facilities include:
- 3 powder coat lines and 9 liquid paint lines
- Non-chrome and chrome phosphate conversion coating systems
- Expansive selection of acrylic enamels and polyester paints
- Color matching & blending system utilizing multiple interfaced computer and color spectrometer systems to match & blend acrylic and polyester paint coatings
For the latest in anodized finishes, we offer facilities for:
- Parts up to 31.5 feet in length
- Hard-coat anodizing
- Bright Anodizing
- Sulfuric acid anodizing in clear, organic, inorganic dyed finishes
- "Green” anodic coatings
- Caustic and acid etch capabilities
- Electrolytically deposited color for architectural bronze finishes
For custom aluminum extrusions in Maryland, including Baltimore, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Columbia, Germantown, nearby Washington, D.C., and throughout the Mid-Atlantic area, and for engineering, design, and marketing services that will take your product from idea to completion, get in touch with Hydro Extrusion for the latest innovative business solutions.