3 Advantages of Aluminum Extrusion Frames Over Welded Steel

Posted by Emily Park on Dec 12, 2016 8:20:34 AM


Whether you’re setting up automation equipment for a large assembly line or a workstation for a single employee, chances are you’ll need a metal framework to mount robotic parts, dispensers, or other automated assembly equipment. Many plant owners choose traditional welded steel structures for their strength and permanence. However, aluminum extrusion frames are also gaining in popularity, and for several good reasons.

Aluminum extrusion frames are a modular solution, consisting of bars of extruded aluminum with a unique T-slot design. A set of specialized connectors allow the purchaser to construct whatever structure he or she needs.

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Topics: Industrial Automation