NEW! Automotive Joining Manual
A comprehensive 280 + page manual, providing technical details on joining aluminum automotive components is now available. An effort of the Aluminum Association, the European Aluminium Association and the AEC, the manual covers welding, adhesive and mechanical joining technologies.
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EPD for Aluminum Extrusions
AEC has released two EPDs covering aluminum extrusions produced in the U.S. and Canada - one for basic extrusion products and one for thermally improved products. The EPDs are the most comprehensive assessment of extrusion’s environmental footprint to date.
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New Technical Webinar Series
AEC has launched a new series of webinars aimed at engineers and designers who wish to delve deeper into the ins and outs of aluminum extrusions. Aluminum Extrusion Tech is intended for those with some knowledge of extrusions but who are interested in a more technical focus.
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About AEC: The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is an international trade association dedicated to advancing the effective use of aluminum extrusion in North America. AEC is committed to bringing comprehensive information about extrusion's characteristics, applications, environmental benefits, design and technology to users, product designers, engineers and the academic community. Further, AEC is focused on enhancing the ability of its members to meet the emerging demands of the market through sharing knowledge and best practices.


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6/28/2017
Member Webinar: How to Evaluate Your Tooling

7/12/2017
Member Webinar: Pros and Cons of Acid Etching Prior to Painting Aluminum

9/19/2017 » 9/21/2017
2017 Aluminum Anodizing & Extrusion Summit

10/16/2017
Extrusion Excellence Course