Selection of aluminium alloys for extrusion profiles: methodology and development of a specialised software

G. Heiberg, Y. Brechet, O. Jensrud, H. J. Roven

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Material selection methods are applied to the selection of extruded aluminium alloys components. The competition between materials cost and processing cost in relation to materials extrudability and shape complexity is investigated. A tailored software for industrial purposes has been developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-509
Number of pages5
JournalMaterials & Design
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Aluminium alloys
  • Extrusion
  • Materials selection

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