May 13 - 16, 2008
Process of Achieving Extrusion Excellence
Srimay Basu -- Dubai Aluminum Co. Ltd., United Arab Emirates
Extrusion industry markets grow and develop when new extruders join well-established extruders. Consolidation pressure increases, leading extruders to develop stronger competitiveness via overall optimization. Process and equipment influences are assessed with detailed developments under one banner of achieving excellence. Key focus areas include metal, dies, process, heat treatments, surface treatments, and packing. Examples and case studies are referenced for 6xxx-series alloy extrusions.