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Aluminum Beam Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of aluminum beam manufacturers and suppliers. Find aluminum beam companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture aluminum beams to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top aluminum beam manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the aluminum beam companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of aluminum I beams, and large aluminum beams of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Toronto, ON 1-888-741-6159

    We have one of the one of the largest inventories of specialty aluminum beam products in North America, with more than 6,000,000 feet of in-stock extrusions. That means we can fulfill virtually any order in a flash. For vast selection, immediate delivery, and customer service that is downright superhuman, call us today for your needs!

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  • Berkeley, IL 708-449-7050

    Since 1948, Johnson Brothers has been a leader in the aluminum roll forming industry. Our tooling can form different shapes with multiple bends & double thicknesses making a stronger part. Choose your type of outside edge, including hemmed designs. Our manufacturing procedure can take your part from concept to achievement. Please contact us today with any questions.

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  • Cleveland, OH 440-238-3009

    Our engineering staff and department supervisors coordinate all aspects of your job with GSH Industries qualified production personnel and technicians. GSH aluminum manufacturing abilities vary from basic concept to finished product with complete assembly. Our inspection team insures that our quality control will meet your aluminum beam needs. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Wilmington, NC 800-823-8407

    At Quicksilver, our dedicated team of specialists make sure your products are made fast without sacrificing quality. Our rapid aluminum extrusion process enables us to offer prototype extrusions in as little as 3 weeks. We offer extrusions in Aluminum 6061 and 6063 in a variety of lengths and profiles. We can support your short run and production projects up to 100,000 units. To learn more, visit our website or call today!

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  • Columbiana, OH 330-482-5092

    Zarbana has been in business since 2005, and has experience serving industries and applications such as interior design, solar, nautical, transportation, and many others. Our many capabilities include cutting to size, deburring operations, complex bending, and machining parts from 1" all the way up to 240" long while holding very tight tolerances.

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  • Chavies, KY, Chatham, ON 877-556-9191

    Being an ISO 9001: 2008 certified aluminum beams supplier, Dajcor Aluminum Ltd. is committed to providing the highest quality aluminum beams components along with outstanding customer service. For all the large or small orders you can expect the same excellent level of service and support from our team. Call us today to fulfill your aluminum beams needs!

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  • Cleveland, OH 888-327-6714

    Serving the aluminum extrusions world from Cleveland, Ohio, Talan Products specializes in a range of aluminum extrusion products and services. Talan Products is a quality conscious ISO 9001 certified vendor utilizing the latest in precision manufacturing technology. Whether you are an engineer needing a value product or a purchasing professional seeking a vendor, let us help you!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

New Tech Should Create New Jobs at Dajcor

Dajcor Aluminum Inc. is still updating the technology at its Chatham facility, but officials are sure the machinery will create new jobs. Dajcor recently got a $1-million grant from the Ontario government to get state-of-the-art aluminum fabrication equipment. HR Manager Wayne Cowell says they’ve already got a new press, which has yet to be commissioned. They’ll also be upgrading technology in their anodizing department. Cowell says, while the machinery will make operations more efficient, that doesn’t mean jobs will be lost. “The new press gives us an opportunity to go... Read More

TALAN PRODUCTS WINS 2015 EVOLUTION OF MANUFACTURING AWARD

Talan Products is proud to announce that it has received a 2015 Evolution of Manufacturing Award presented by Smart Business Magazine. Talan was honored for its achievements in manufacturing, including its commitment to safety and efficiency in its manufacturing processes. The company’s incident rate decreased from nearly 20 in 2006 to zero in 2014. Over the same span, its DART rate (days away, restrictions, transfers) decreased from 10 to zero. Talan has maintained a DART rate of zero since 2013. Talan’s commitment to efficiency is demonstrated in its... Read More

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Aluminum Beams

Aluminum beams are large, oblong pieces of metal, specifically constructed from aluminum alloys, that are typically used to horizontally support components of building construction. Aluminum is used in beam fabrication as an alternative to steel, which is stronger but much heavier, and wood, which is lighter but much weaker. Aluminum beams are essential in the construction, engineering and architectural industries as parts and shapes necessary to the internal and external construction of buildings.

The main type of aluminum used in the fabrication of beams is structural aluminum, of which the main attribute is that it is light weight, which increases labor productivity. Some common structural aluminum alloys include 7116 aluminum, 6063 aluminum and 6061 aluminum. Additional characteristics of structural aluminum include weather resistance and the ability to fare well outside because it doesn't corrode quickly, is able to withstand high and low temperatures and doesn't rust when exposed to water. As a result, aluminum beams will last a long time without much maintenance or upkeep. They come in many different shapes, including unequal or equal I beams, which are the most widely used, channels, which are unrounded and C-shaped, H beams and T beams.

The aluminum beam fabrication process is fairly similar to other extruded aluminum shapes such as aluminum bars or rods. In addition, aluminum beams are joined together by means of rivets or bolts and may be welded if necessary. To begin, aluminum beams are manufactured by the extrusion process, in which long structural shapes are produced when heated or room temperature metal billets are forced through a die. In order to maintain and increase strength properties, manufacturers of aluminum beams often put them through post-forming heat treatment process like anodizing, when the aluminum is oxidized in a chemical bath and forms a permanent strong outer coating. They are also tempered, a form of heat treatment where the metal is strengthened when the intermetallic particles are precipitated. While steel beams are used more as the major structural frames for buildings because of their weight capabilities, aluminum beams, which are not as tough, are used for applications that don't require such high strength. Some of these low-strength applications include structural components for residential homes such raftings, awnings, and gutters as well as industrial applications such as safety rails and more.

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