Frequently Asked Questions
1. What extrusion finishes do you offer?
We offer extrusions in Mill (untreated) finish, as well as a choice of anodized finishes: Clear Anodized, Satin Black, Brite Black, Brass, Brite Clear, Bronze, Brushed Stainless Steel, and a variety of painted finishes in Matte and Gloss. We can also create custom-colored finishes for your order. Some profiles may not be available in certain finishes or may require minimum order quantities. Review your products for finish options when requesting a quote or just give us a call.
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2. What is the difference between anodized and mill finished?
Mill is the raw state of aluminum as extruded – no surface treatment. Anodized (also known as Satin Clear or Clear Anodized) is an electrolytic process. This process increases corrosion resistance and wear resistance.
3. Can I do large bulk orders?
Yes! The minimum weight for bulk orders (also known as custom orders) is 250lbs of material.
4. What is the minimum order quantity?
Depending on the profile and finish minimum order quantity may apply.
5. How long will it take to ship my order?
If the product is in-stock and no fabricating is required, the order will usually ship next business day.
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6. What countries do you ship to?
All of them! We ship world-wide.
7. What is the cost involved in shipping to other countries?
The cost to ship anywhere is based on the number of pieces, weight, length and destination. You can contact us at any time for an exact shipping cost.
8. Is aluminum recyclable?
Yes, aluminum is recyclable.
9. Do you stock custom extrusions?
Yes, we can stock your custom extrusions; however, we may require you to pay for the entire order up front.
10. How do I order your products?
You can order our products by phone, fax or email. Use this web site to get a quote on your products, and we will follow up to arrange your order.
11. Can you cut extrusions for shipping?
We ship extrusions from 6 inches to 24 feet. Standard lengths are offered for each extrusion, or we can cut extrusions for you before shipping.
12. What methods of payment do you take?
We take Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Wire Transfer, Cash, Bank Draft & Debit (at pick-up counter).