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What is a Miniature Aluminum Extrusion?

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If you were to look up the definition of a miniature aluminum extrusion, you’d be hard-pressed to find it, even in the Aluminum Association Standards and Data, the extrusion industry’s largest and most comprehensive publication. Should one consult the publications’ section 5 Terminology, you would find the definitions of “Mike Mark” and “Mismatch” but no entry or definition of Miniature Aluminum Extrusion. Delving further into the publication, section 11 is titled “Wire, Rod, Bar, Profiles – Extruded.” The closest the publication comes to mentioning miniature extrusions is in Table 11.2 Cross Sectional Dimensional Tolerances, shown below.

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Why Aluminum Extrusions are better than Stainless Steel: 6 Reasons to choose Aluminum over Stainless for your next Design

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Aluminum possesses unique properties which makes it a great choice for the design engineer. Aluminum extrusions are available in an unlimited number of shapes, colors and physical properties to fit almost any requirement. When compared to stainless steel, aluminum’s flexibility easily make it the better

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